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...
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...