The DBT-RU YouTube page from The Dialectical Therapy Clinic at Rutgers University provides short videos explaining each DBT skill.
Insight Timer App: “Guided meditations and talks led by the world's top meditation and mindfulness experts, neuroscientists, psychologists and teachers from Stanford, Harvard, the University of Oxford and more. Great for both beginners and experienced practitioners.”
Breathe2Relax App: “Instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing”
UCLA Mindful App: Mindfulness practices in English and Spanish from the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center
Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Stone Flake on a Lake
National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA BPD)
“(NEABPD) provides education, raises public awareness and understanding, decreases stigma, promotes research, and enhances the quality of life of those affected by Borderline Personality Disorder and/or related problems, including emotion dysregulation through Family Connections, the largest media library of BPD resources, conferences and advocacy efforts. NEABPD brings together clinicians, researchers, family members and consumers to achieve its mission.”
“Emotions Matters, Inc. is a non-profit organization created by a network of families and individuals affected by borderline personality disorder (BPD) who have united around our mission to improve social connection, awareness and health care systems for those with BPD.”
National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI)
“NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.”
Now Matters Now
Skills and support for coping with suicidal thoughts
from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
Every book listed has been reviewed and approved by a committee of ABCT members. Includes books on BPD as well as many other areas of mental health.
from Emotions Matter
This resource list was peer reviewed by volunteer leaders of Emotions Matter with lived experience of borderline personality disorder.