Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) involves:

-Marked changes in mood for brief periods of time
-Having unstable, intense interpersonal relationships
-Being prone to unpredictable actions which could be self-damaging
-Unstable self-image

AMI-Quebec offers workshops for caregivers of people with Borderline Personality Disorder.  Click HERE for more information. We also have a support group for caregivers; click HERE.

For a helpful resource sheet that includes videos, books, and links, click HERE.

For organizations that can help you understand and cope with BPD, please see below.

Watch Carl’s story: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder




BPD CentralWebsiteInformation about BPD & narcissistic disorder, resources in USA [E]USA
Here to Help - BPDWebsiteUseful information on symptoms, treatment, etc. [E]BC
National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality DisorderWebsiteInformation, education, fact sheets, resources [E]USA
National Institute of Mental Health - BPD1-866-415-8051Information about diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, risk factors, etc. [E]USA
SashbearWebsiteInformation and training for Borderline Personality Disorder, family connections groups [E,F]Canada
Family Support for Borderline
L'Accolade Sante Mentale450-699-7059
Counselling & support for caregivers, accompaniment, support group for family and friends of individuals with BPD [F]QC (Montreal South-Shore & Chateauguay)
APAMM-RS450-766-0524Education, family counselling, support groups, and conferences [E/F]Montreal (South Shore)
AQPAMM514-524-7131Support for caregivers of person with BPD, workshops, support groups [F]Montreal (Ville-Marie)
Balanced Mind Parent Network1-800-826-3632Resources and online forum for families of children with mood disorders, BPD [E]USA
BPD Resource Center1-888-694-2273Information & resources for BPD [E]USA
L'Eclusier du Haut-Richelieu450-346-5252Support group for family and friends of individuals with BPD [F]QC (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu)
Friends for Mental Health514-636-6885Support groups and counselling for caregivers only [E/F]Montreal (West Island)
La Halte des Proches 450-438-4291
Support group for families and friends of individuals with BPD [F]QC (Saint-Jérome)
Institut Victoria514-954-1848Various clinical services for those with BPD and their families [F]Montreal (Plateau)
National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder WebsiteEducation and support for families and professionals dealing with BPD [E]USA
Oasis Santé Mentale - Granby450-777-7131
Support group for family and friends of individuals with BPD [F]QC (Granby/Cowansville)
Ottawa Network for Borderline Personality Disorderinfo@on-bpd.caEducation and support for families in Ottawa; some resources are international [E/F]ON (Ottawa)
PABEMSOM (Parents et amis du bien étre mental du sud-ouest de Montréal)514-368-4824Indiv. consultations, information, resources, activities, etc. [F]Montreal (South-West)
Le Phare450-773-7202
Support group for family and friends of individuals suffering from mental illness [F]QC (Saint-Hyacinthe)
Borderline Treatment
Centre de traitement Le Faubourg St-Jean (Pavillon Landry-Poulin)418-648-6166Individual & group therapy for BPD, 6wks or 3yrs, 18+ [F] (referral needed)Quebec City
Clinique externe de santé mentale de Saint-Constant450-635-8807Treatment program, outpatient services, group psychotherapy (referral needed) [E/F]QC (St-Constant)
CLSC Pierrefonds514-626-2572Program using core mindfulness component in each module [F]Montreal (Pierrefonds)
CLSC Lac St. Louis514-697-41106-month program starting every September - weekly individual and group therapy, referral needed, 18+ [E/F]Montreal (West Island)
CRD Foster (Foster Addiction Rehabilitation Centre)514-486-1304
Program for people suffering BPD and addiction [E]Montreal
Douglas Hospital (Mood Disorders Program)514-761-6131Evaluation and specialized group treatment for people w/ BPD [E/F] (referral needed)Montreal (Verdun)
Hôpital Charles-Le Moyne450-466-5020Psychiatry department, external day centre, 18+ [E/F]Montreal (South Shore)
Hôpital Pierre-Boucher450-468-8111Day centre, psychiatrists, social workers, etc. [E/F] (must be patients of the hosp.)Montreal (Longueuil)
Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal514-251-2158Outpatient and day hospital program [F] (referral needed)Montreal (Hochelaga)
Institut Victoria514-954-1848Individual & group psychotherapy, private clinic [F] (costs $)Montreal (Plateau)
Jewish General Hospital Personality Disorders Clinic514-340-8222 x27506Group and individual therapy over a period of 6-24 months, for patients who suffer from severe PDs [E/F]Montreal (Côte-des-Neiges)
Maison Saint-Jacques514-526-4132Individual and group psychotherapy (18-50 years of age) [F]Montreal (Ville-Marie)
The Personality Program (MUHC)514-934-1934 x35532Short term and long term programs, indiv. & group therapy [E/F] (referral needed)Montreal (Ville-Marie)
PsyMontreal514-337-2473 x 0Psychotherapy and coaching services for mood disorders and BPD ($) [E/F]Montreal
TARA: Treatment And Research Advancements
for Borderline Personality Disorder
212-966-6514Resource and referral hotline, info about personality disorders, esp. BPD [E]USA