Mission Statement

Our Mission

The mission of National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder is to provide education, raise public awareness and understanding, decrease stigma, promote research, and enhance the quality of life of those affected by Borderline Personality Disorder and/or related problems, including emotion dysregulation.

Our Vision

Building a world where emotional wisdom prevails.

Since its founding in 2001 NEABPD efforts have led to the following


Family Connections Program

Creation of the international Family Connections Program


Recognition and Awards

Recognition & awards from American Psychiatric Association (APA) and National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)



Publication of 3 major books


Media Library

Collection and maintenance of the world’s largest media library on BPD


BPD Awareness Month

Congressional endorsement of BPD Awareness Month


Professional Courses

Establishment of numerous professional education courses


Call-in Series

Hosting the only weekly call-in series for those affected by BPD



Host of more than 65 national and international conferences

The American Psychiatric Association awarded NEABPD with the “2012 Distinguished Service Award”

“The award is given in recognition of significant contributions to the APA and the field of American psychiatry. The dedication and commitment of the NEABPD to the APA and psychiatry have made an immeasurable contribution to the profession and association. “

The National Alliance on Mental Illness named Dr. Perry Hoffman as the recipient of the “2011 Excellence in Community Mental Health Award.”