Mission Statement

The Mission of NEABPD 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.

NEABPD works with families and persons in recovery, raises public awareness, provides education to professionals, promotes research, and works with Congress to enhance the quality of life for those affected by this serious but treatable mental illness.

Vision Statement

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

BPD Awareness Month

Congressional endorsement of BPD Awareness Month

Recognition & Awards

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

Professional Courses

Establishment of numerous professional education courses


Publication of three major books

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

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


Host of more than 65 national and international conferences