May Video Series- Positives of BPD!

May is BPD Awareness Month. Join the FBPDA and millions of people around the country to destigmatize Borderline Personality Disorder and to share information and stories of hope. Check our blog all throughout the month for new videos about BPD. About this video: Short video about the positive attributes of those living with Borderline Personality Disorder. Yes, people with BPD do have positive attributes!...

May Video Series- Its OK to be emotional

May is BPD Awareness Month. Join the FBPDA and millions of people around the country to destigmatize Borderline Personality Disorder and to share information and stories of hope. Check our blog all throughout the month for new videos about BPD. About this video: This is a short sort of irreverent cartoon that explores the effects of communicating emotional validation versus invalidation in the context of personal relationships. In other words, its ok to be emotional.  ...

May Video Series- Its Not About the Nail

May is BPD Awareness Month. Join the FBPDA and millions of people around the country to destigmatize Borderline Personality Disorder and to share information and stories of hope. Check our blog all throughout the month for new videos about BPD. About this video: “Don’t try to fix it. I just need you to listen.” This video explores the importance of listening to someone instead of trying to fix their problems. Sometimes, we just need to be validated!...

May Video Series- Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

May is BPD Awareness Month. Join the FBPDA and millions of people around the country to destigmatize Borderline Personality Disorder and to share information and stories of hope. Check our blog all throughout the month for new videos about BPD. About this video: There are many misconceptions about the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. In this video, the diagnostic criteria are explained, ideas about how people develop BPD are offered, and treatment options are described. A compassionate explanation. ...

May Video Series: Open Letter from those with Borderline Personality Disorder

May is BPD Awareness Month. Join the FBPDA and millions of people around the country to destigmatize Borderline Personality Disorder and to share information and stories of hope. Check our blog all throughout the month for new videos about BPD. About this video: This video is meant to be shared with loved ones and others to help them understand what it feels like to live with Borderline Personality Disorder. The letter in its entirety can be found on the Healing from BPD blog...

May Video Series- Why We Need to Talk About Depression

May is BPD Awareness Month. Join the FBPDA and millions of people around the country to destigmatize Borderline Personality Disorder and to share information and stories of hope. Check our blog all throughout the month for new videos about BPD. About this video: Kevin Breel didn’t look like a depressed kid: team captain, at every party, funny and confident. But he tells the story of the night he realized that — to save his own life — he needed to say four simple words.  ...

May Video Series- Back from the Edge

May is BPD Awareness Month. Join the FBPDA and millions of people around the country to destigmatize Borderline Personality Disorder and to share information and stories of hope. Check our blog all throughout the month for new videos about BPD. About the video: “Back From the Edge” offers guidance on treating Borderline Personality Disorder. The video was created by the Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center at NewYork-Presbyterian. The video features three people who suffered and were successfully treated for their BPD. Marsha Linehan, a psychologist who also had BPD and developed DBT therapy for borderline patients, is also featured, as well as Otto Kernberg, an psychologist who specializes in NPD and BPD....

May Video Series- Having A Life Worth Living

May is BPD Awareness Month. Join the FBPDA and millions of people around the country to destigmatize Borderline Personality Disorder and to share information and stories of hope. Check our blog all throughout the month for new videos about BPD. Abut this video: A mindful glimpse into the world of those living with symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder. Dr. Blaise Aguirre contributes to frame the conversation around symptoms, treatment and hope. This video is made possible by The Sashbear Foundation. Visit sashbear.org for information about other initiatives of The Sashbear Foundation and make waves on BPD and suicide prevention. ...