Important Websites for Support

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

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The main objective of NAMI is to educate, advocate, and listen to those suffering from mental illness. A major objective is to lead public awareness events and activities inclusive of Mental Awareness Week and NAMI walks by fighting the stigma and encourage greater understanding about mental illness.

National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEABPD)
www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com

The goal of NEABPD, a nonprofit organization, is to be a resource for individuals with BPD, their family members, and treatment professionals.   The organization strives to educate through conferences, videos and audio courses, publications and Family Connections. The Family Connections™ Program is a 12-week course that meets weekly to provide education, skills training, and support for individuals who are in a relationship with someone who has BPD or has a difficult time regulating themselves emotionally.  Refer to our Outpatient Programs for more information on Family Connections.

TARA

The Treatment and Research Advancements for Borderline Personality Disorder is a national non-profit organization whose mission is education, advocacy and research in the field of personality disorder, specifically but not exclusively Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). TARA operates a BPD HELPLINE where they provide information on the etiology and treatment of BPD.

Help-Line: 1- 888- 4-TARA APD  http://www.tara4bpd.org

National Institute for Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov

The National Institute of Mental Health is a research funding agency whose goal is to offer basic information on mental disorders, together with a range of related topics, as well as the latest on mental health research.  The NIMH objective is not to provide medical advice but to provide individuals with information to better understand their health and diagnosed disorders.

BPD Central
http://www.bpdcentral.com

BPD World

This is a BPD forum out of the United Kingdom https://www.bpdworld.org

Behavioral Tech (Founder and developer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Dr. Marsha Linehan)
https://behavioraltech.org

DBT Self Help
www.dbtselfhelp.com

This is an extremely informative and helpful site written by people who have engaged in DBT treatment.  They are not DBT professionals.  The content is helpful for those seeking DBT help and support.