Patient Resources

Websites

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies – Fact sheets for patients and families. Click Here

DBT Self Help – A helpful website of resources for the individual and family
www.dbtselfhelp.com

The Fight Within Us: Rethink BPD
Blog by Amanda Wang of NYC
http://thefightwithinus.com

Hope for BPD
Treatment navigation and support for BPD and self-injury by Amanda Smith
941.704.4328
www.hopeforbpd.com
Amanda@hopeforbpd.com

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
703.524.7600
Fax: 703.524.9094
Helpline: 1.800.950.6264
www.nami.org

National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEABPD)
Conferences, publications, videos, courses, ©Family Connections
914.835.9011
www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com
info@neabpd.org

National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)
301.443.4513
1.866.615.6464
Fax: 301.443.4279
www.nimh.nih.gov
nimhinfo@nih.gov
BPD page: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/borderline-personality-disorder/index.shtml

Report to Congress on Borderline Personality Disorder
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
May, 2011http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA11-4644/SMA11-4644.pdf

Books

Aguirre, Blaise A. and Gillian Galen, PsyD. Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder – Relieve Your Suffering Using the Core Skill of Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2013.

Aron, Elaine N. The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You. New York: Broadway, 1997.

Blauner, Susan Rose. How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me: One Person's Guide to Suicide Prevention. New York: Quill, 2003.

Brown, C. Brené. I Thought It Was Just Me: But It Isn't: Telling the Truth about Perfectionism, Inadequacy, and Power. New York: Gotham, 2008.

Burns, David D., MD. The Feeling Good Handbook. New York: Plume, 1999.

Chapman, Alexander L., Ph.D., and Kim L. Gratz. The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Living with BPD. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2007.

Coffey, Helen Cochran. Don’t Let Anyone Know – A Story About Mental Illness – The World Viewed Only the Silhouette! Bloomington, IN: Xlibris Corporation, 2012.

Friedel, Robert O., MD. Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with BPD. New York: Marlowe, 2004.

Fruzzetti, Alan E., Ph.D. The High-conflict Couple: A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy & Validation. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2006.

Fruzzetti, Alan. The Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder.; Finding Peace in Your Family Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy. New Harbinger Publications, 2015.

Gelder, Kiera Van. The Buddha & the Borderline: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder through Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Buddhism, & Online Dating. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2010.

Green, Tami. Self-help for Managing the Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder. Houston, TX: T. Green, 2008.

Kreisman, Jerold J., MD, and Hal Straus. Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2004.

Pershall, Stacy. Loud in the House of Myself: Memoir of a Strange Girl. New York: W. W. Norton, 2011.

Reiland, Rachel. Get Me out of Here: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2004.

Roth, Kimberlee and Freda B. Friedman, PhD, LDSW. Surviving a Borderline Parent – How to Heal Your Childhood Wounds & Build Trust, Boundaries, and Self-Esteem. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2003.

Spradlin, Scott E. Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Put You in Control. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2003.

Tusiani, Bea. Remnants of a Life on Paper:  A Mother and Daughter's Struggle with Borderline Personality Disorder. New York: Baroque Press, 2013.

Videos

Andrew Solomon: Love, No Matter What. Perf. Andrew Solomon. TED. TED Conferences, LLC, Apr. 2013.
http://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_solomon_love_no_matter_what

DBT Peer Connections – Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Video Series. Rachel Gill. Youtube. 2014
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4FyoaiD2KCHUFm7NEt8iaQ

If Only We Had Known: A Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder (5 DVD set) Dawkins Productions. 2014.
http://www.bpdvideo.com

It's Not About the Nail. Posted by Jason Headley. YouTube. 22 May 2013.             <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4EDhdAHrOg>.

May BPD Awareness Video Series. NEABPD. Alan Fruzzetti. http://www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com/bpd-awareness-month/may-bpd-awareness-video-series/#week%202

Why Empathy Is More Powerful Than Sympathy. By Cate Matthews. Perf. Brene Brown. HuffPost Heathy Living. Huffington Post, 12 Dec. 2013. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/12/why-empathy-is-more-powerful-than-sympathy_n_4433231.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

 Apps

“Safety Plan” – App with green cross; free; has GPS; National Suicide Prevention Hotline

“DBT Diary Card” – Available on iTunes

“DBT Skills Coach” – Available on iTunes

“Headspace” – Mindfulness; available on Androids

“DBT Self Help” – Available on Androids

“DBT 911” – Available on Androids