Resources for Families

Family Connections is a 12 week course designed to help educate and support family members coping with BPD. The program serves as both a skills based program as well as a support network for families. The program offers groups around the country and for those not close to a live group, there is an online group offering. This link provides detailed information about the program as well as a link to register. 

Recommended Reading:

Loving Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder, Shari Manning

Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder, A Family Guide for Healing and Change, Valerie Porr, MA

Helping Teens Who Cut, Michael Hollander, PhD

Stop Walking On Eggshells, Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About has Borderline Personality Disorder, Paul T. Mason, MS ,Randi Kreger

Radical Acceptance, Tara Brach

High Conflict Couple, Alan Fruzetti

Helpful Websites:

Behavioral Tech, Dr. Marsha Lineman Foundational Organization DBT

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

Treatment and Research Advancements National Association for Personality Disorder (TARA)