For any family members or relationship partners of a person suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder, bpdfamily.com may be a helpful resource. We teach our members healthy ways to support and cope with a loved one suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder.
"There are so many misconceptions about this disorder today" according to Valarie Porr, MA. Valerie Porr, is a mental health educator and advocate trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and is the founder and president of the Treatment and Research Advancements National Association for Personality Disorder (TARA NAPD). She conducts psycho-educational training seminars for family members of those with BPD in New York. TARA NAPD is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to foster education and research in the field of personality disorder. Ms. Porr is also the author of the Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder: A Family Guide for Healing and Change from Oxford University Press.
BPDFamily.com provides support, education, tools, and perspective to individuals with a loved one affected by Borderline Personality Disorder. BPFamily is a non-profit, co-op of over 60,000 volunteer members and alumni formed in 1998. We welcome you to join our free 24 hour on-line support community with its over 1 million postings and grow with us as we learn to live better lives in the shadow of this disorder. For more information or to register, please cleck here. www.bpdfamily.com