Borderline Personality Disorder
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BPD Central (US) – If someone you love has BPD, this community will help you understand your situation, serve as a sounding board and reality check, and show you you’re not alone in your struggles. Our community has many “neighborhoods” so you can find just the group(s) for you, including ones just for siblings, co-parents, parents, partners, and many more.
Centre For Addiction And Mental Health (CAN) – Caring for yourself when a family member has BPD. Even though care and support of your affected family member may seem to be all you can manage, making time to care for your own needs is a priority. Self-care can reduce stress and give you more energy and patience to support a family member with BPD. Self-care can involve seeking support from a community agency that provides family counselling services, joining a mutual-aid group, signing up for an exercise class, or reconnecting with family and friends.
Family Connections (NZ) – Family Connections is a 12-week course for family and whānau supporting someone who has very strong, hard-to-control emotions, or a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder (BPD). Dr Alan Fruzzetti and Dr. Perry Hoffman developed the course which provides education on BPD, skills training based on Dialectic Behaviour Therapy and the opportunity to share experiences and develop a support network. It is coordinated by the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA.BPD) and programmes are available in New Zealand. (contact details at Family Connections)
PsychCentral (US) – The main feature of borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a pervasive pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image and emotions. People with borderline personality disorder are also usually very impulsive.