YAY – May is BPD Awareness Month!

YAY – May is BPD Awareness Month!

The  U.S. House of Representative Resolution, H. Res. 1005 (April 1, 2008), designates “May as Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month as a means of educating our Nation about this disorder, the needs of those suffering from it, and its consequences...
Events Recap for 2019

Events Recap for 2019

This has been an eventful year!! Below is a list of just some of the things that happened in 2019. We had a wonderful Parlor Meeting, our 7th Parlor Meeting, on November 19th in NYC at a private home. The evening featured a YI whom we have been supporting, Dr. Keith...
Lots of Events to Attend in NYC Metro Area!!

Lots of Events to Attend in NYC Metro Area!!

There are lots of NYC Metro area events to attend relating to BPD and other mental disorders. We are highlighting for you here some events we attended in 2018 and a few more that are upcoming. SPRING 2018 April 13-14 NASSPD (North American Society for the Study of...
Borderline Personality Disorder Parlor Meeting Event Recap

Borderline Personality Disorder Parlor Meeting Event Recap

In November, we held a Parlor Meeting in New York City where 40 guests heard presentations by two cutting-edge researchers from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Dr. Hyun-Jae Pi* is investigating neural circuits involved in impulsivity, one of the key symptoms of...
Our Letter to the Director of the NIMH

Our Letter to the Director of the NIMH

​Read our letter to the next Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) with suggestions regarding Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) research. This letter is in response to the email “Request for Information” from NIMH asking...
May was Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month

May was Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month

TARA (Treatment And Research Advancements) presented a Meet the Experts webinar series in May which can be viewed on their website. TARA, a not-for-profit organization established in 1994, is devoted to advocacy, research and education for those affected by BPD. It...
The Anatomy of NIMH Funding

The Anatomy of NIMH Funding

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funds research on mental disorders and HIV/AIDS. An article on their website, “The Anatomy of NIMH Funding,” shows a bar graph depicting funding of these disorders over the last few years (see below). ​The prevalence of...