Borderline Personality Disorder Resources

Personality disorders affect many people across our nation, those struggling with borderline personality disorder may find a lack of awareness to be harmful for their day to day living conditions. Borderline Personality Disorder is a serious psychosocial and psychological disorder that involves a very real struggle with regulating emotion.

Those suffering from BPD may be going through some are all of these symptoms:

-       Chaotic relationships
-       Unstable sense of self
-       Volatile and intense emotions
-       Impulsivity
-       Self-harm or suicide attempts
-       Chronic feelings of emptiness
-       Fears of abandonment

Data suggests that many individuals who had BPD would benefit from effective support and treatment with as many as 80% being able to reduce symptoms over time. With the right help, BPD sufferers could make great strides and go on to live well-adjusted lives.

If you or a loved one has BPD, then you are probably aware of how hard it can be to get an accurate diagnosis and get the right help and support for yourself or your loved one.

If you’re looking for support and resources, here are a few places to help you get started.

NEA BPD can be found at:

www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com

Here you’ll find information and education on BPD, with a media library and access to the NEA BPD journal to help get you started.

American Psychiatric Association can be found at:


Here you’ll find a wealth of information about BPD, resources, blog posts, along with education and awareness to help you on your journey of getting help for yourself or your loved one.

Sharing resources that helped you is one way we can help others in our community. If you or someone you know was diagnosed or treated for BPD, we’d love to have you share the resources you used to get help for yourself or someone you love. 

Reference
N.D. “Borderline Personality Disorder”. Borderline Personality Disorder. (website). 2017

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