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Mission Statement

The Mission of NEA-BPD 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.

NEA.BPD 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, NEA.BPD efforts have led to the:

  • Creation of the international Family Connections program
  • Congressional endorsement of BPD Awareness Month
  • Recognition and awards from both the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • 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