August 22, 2014

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NAMI’s New Interim President!

NAMI’s New Interim President! NEA.BPD’s former Board Member Jim Payne. We are very proud and have loaned Jim out to NAMI!

Stories about recovery invited for submission!

Sign up for NEA.BPD Call-In Series Spring/Summer

Sunday evenings 8pm EST. Register at neabpdcalls@aol.com with name, address, email and phone number during the call. For full schedule. Save the Date:   1st call-in May 18th with Dr Melanie Harned, an expert on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Marsha Linehan’s clinic. Download the full schedule here.

BPDED is accepting submissions. Official journal of NEA.BPD

Israel Conference: “What works for borderline personality disorder” 800 people attended the meetings in Tel Aviv

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Dr Alan Fruzzetti and colleagues discuss DBT theory and practice. Here’s two quick videos from the What Works for Borderline Personality Disorder Conference that took place in Tel-Aviv, Israel on February 7 and 9, 2014.  

Save the Date: Atlanta February 1st Family Connections Open Meeting

SAVE THE DATE!!  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1st  10:00AM to 12 Noon – Room 2309  (new meeting room!!) For our first Family Connections Continuing Education Program of 2014, we are honored to host a very special guest speaker and researcher: Dr. Nori Lim, PhD from Emory University School of Medicine’s Adolescent DBT Program Dr. Lim is a […]

Secrets of Validation Conference March 8, 2014 Over 200 in attendance. Carl Dunn receives the Jim and Diane Hall Award for outstanding service

NEA BPD Validation Workshop Save the Date 3 - 4

Registration is open at www.council-houston.org Presented by Alan Fruzzetti, Ph.D. and Karyn Hall, Ph.D. Learn to improve relationships and reduce emotional conflict. March 8, 2014 The Hamill Foundation Conference Center 303 Jackson Hill Street Houston, TX 77007 Cosponsored by:    Secrets of Validation   8:30 – 9:00                Registration and Breakfast 9:00 -9:20                  Introductions, Recognitions […]

ISITDBT 2013 Research Award given to Alan E. Fruzzetti, Ph.D. Director of Research, NEA.BPD!

The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of Dialectical Behavior Therapy by way of research and treatment development. Previous recipients of the Research Award include Martin Bohus, MD (2004), Tom Lynch, Ph.D. (2005) and Shelley McMain, Ph.D., C. Psych. (2010).  The award  is given in recognition of  evidence of valuable contribution to the DBT […]

Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorder. New article published

Abstract: Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2013 Dec;15(12):422. Problematic Boundaries in the Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder: The Interface with Borderline Personality Disorder. Zimmerman M, Morgan TA. Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA, mzimmerman@lifespan.org. Abstract It is clinically important to recognize both bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder (BPD) in patients seeking treatment for […]

Dr Blaise Aquirre on the NAMI Call-in: ” I blame my profession for the stigma and it’s up to us to undo the stigma. The stigma was created by professionals. Let’s start targeting the stigma. For the vast majority of adolescence and their families making the diagnosis makes a great difference.”