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

from American Psychiatric Association and National Alliance on Mental Illness

Professional Courses

Establishment of numerous professional education courses

Media Library

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

BPD Awareness Month

Congressional endorsement of BPD Awareness Month

Call-in Series

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


Host of more than 65 national and international conferences


Publication of 3 major books
The American Psychiatric Association awarded NEABPD with the “2012 Distinguished Service Award”
The National Alliance on Mental Illness named Dr. Perry Hoffman as the recipient of the “2011 Excellence in Community Mental Health Award.”