Promoting BPD education and
connecting people to resources

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What is BPD?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by a persistent instability of emotions, behaviors, and/or relationships.

A Treatable Disorder

Diagnosis is often a relief when people with BPD realize others understand their experience and treatment options exist.

The Good Prognosis

BPD is treatable and people can get better, sustain manageable lives, and rebuild relationships.

Are You in Crisis?

If you or someone you know is in crisis:

Call 911


1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects you to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area. You can call anytime: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Could You Have BPD?

Experiencing BPD may include any combination of the following:

  • Fears of abandonment
  • Extreme mood swings
  • Difficulty maintaining relationships
  • Unstable self-image
  • Difficulty managing emotions
  • Impulsive behavior
  • Self-injuring acts
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Transient psychotic episodes

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How We Can Help

We maintain a database of clinicians, agencies, and facilities located nationwide with experience treating BPD and co-occurring disorders.

Our message center is monitored by certified social workers dedicated to helping you determine the appropriate next steps for you and connecting you to resources in your area.


Before You Contact BPDRC

Remnants of a Life on Paper

Bea Tusiani gives a posthumous voice to her daughter Pamela, a young woman who candidly chronicled living with BPD through her journals, artwork, and poetry.

Bea provides a uniquely intimate glimpse into one family’s fight to save one of their own from the depths of a widely misunderstood illness.