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Family Connections Weekend Workshop – September 13 & 14, 2014, Old Town Alexandria, V

Interested in a Family Connections “crash course”?  In many communities, there are lengthy wait lists for Family Connections classes.  We’re offering  a two-day intensive weekend version of the course as an alternative to the standard 12-week educational program. More info and Register and Pay  

What Works for Borderline Personality Disorder: Conference Videos

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 […]

New York State Office of Mental Health partners with NEA.BPD

The New York State Office of Mental Health is making Family Connections available across the State.  Melanie Puerto and Alan Fruzzetti share the news at the 2nd Family Connections Training.

Great news! The recordings from the ISSPD Conference are ready for viewing. Go to Also Dr. Ken Silk shares his ISSPD awards acceptance speech. NEA.BPD thought his words deserved to be spread to a wider audience.

ISSPD 2013 in Copenhagen. The video recordings of the key-notes are now at . The audio-tapes and the connected slides to the presentations are available on the website as well.


National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder is the nationally recognized organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

MAY IS BPD AWARENESS MONTH. Download the awareness poster. Share is with others. Help build awareness!

NEA.BPD Silver Hill Hospital Conference Rescheduled for December 7, 2012

Friday December 7, 2012 – Friday December 7, 2012 Map and Directions | Register Description: Dialectics of Validation Alan E. Fruzzetti, Ph.D. The central dialectal tension in DBT is between acceptance and change, and it is common to think about validation as the instantiation of acceptance and problem solving as the instantiation of change.  However, […]

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