October 2, 2014

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Following House Resolution 1005 passed in the US in 2008, Australian Senate releases a Notice of Motion declaring the first week of October to be BPD Awareness Week

30 September 30, 2014 We give notice that on the next day of sitting we will move: that the Senate: 1. notes that: a) at any one point in time, between 1 and 4 per cent of the general population experiences Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD); b) the disorder can be characterised by overwhelming emotions, relationship […]

Australian launch—Family Connections going across the pond.

NEA.BPD is excited to announce that it will commence Family Connections Leaders training in Australia early in 2015. The FC Leaders training weekend for mental health professionals and family members of people with borderline personality disorder will be offered at nominal cost. The training is for people interested in learning the skills to become volunteer […]

BPD author donates honorarium money from Oxford University Press to NEA.BPD. Thank you Timothy Trull, Ph.D.!

Trull, T. (2015). Contemporary approaches to conceptualization and etiology of Borderline personality disorder. In P. Blaney, R. Krueger, & T. Millon (Eds.) Oxford textbook of psychopathology (3rd ed.) (pp. 768-790). New York: Oxford University Press.

Coming soon on the NEA.BPD site: BPD Fact of the Week

Coming Thursday Oct 16th McLean Hospital: Free lecture with Dr. Benjamin Herbstman–Borderline Personality Disorder and Family Involvement

Family Education Workshops Thursdays 6:00 pm-7:15 pm DeMarneffe Building, Room 132 Made possible through generous philanthropic support, these workshops are FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

New article in NEABPD’s on-line journal Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation.

The relationship between non-suicidal self-injury and borderline personality disorder symptoms in a college sample Brickman LJ, Ammerman BA, Look AE, Berman ME, McCloskey MS Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation 2014, 1 :14 (25 September 2014)

Stigma Campaign! Month of October. Spread the word…NEA-BPD will be celebrating persons in recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder throughout the month of October through their #BeyondBPDStigma social media campaign.

—-This anti-stigma campaign will be conducted through Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. People in recovery from BPD will be encouraged to talk about ways that they are empowering and advocating for themselves through text, photographs, and videos. Participants will be asked to use the hashtags #BeyondBPDStigma, #BeyondBPD, and #Imhelpingmyself. Peer advocate and family member Carl Dunn […]