Helpful informational resources about Borderline Personality Disorder
This guideline covers the care, treatment and support that people with borderline personality disorder should be offered
Downloadable free 21 page booklet on Borderline Personality Disorder from the National Institute of Mental Health
World Health Organisation’s Interntational Classification of Diseases (ICD) Chapter V, Mental and Behavioural Disorders
267 Pages (the Personality Disorders are listed on pages 154-174)
Information on Borderline Personality Disorder
Helplines This website has an extensive resource bank of national helplines providing you with an easy to use system with search facility options broken down into topic, location and even opening times
Outside of the UK?
Suicide.org is an online resource that has an extensive listing of global suicide prevention hotlines and information about prevention.
The resources listed below are organisations and support services provided in the United Kingdom. If you are an overseas visitor and have a relevant and helpful resource link you would like to see listed please contact us. In the meantime Monarch Butterfly will be using our visitor data to establish need for our overseas resources list.
Need Urgent Help?
Monarch Butterfly is not a crisis service, if you are in need of urgent help and support please contact your local emergency services, local crisis care health team or the contacts marked – ‘urgent support’.
The Samaritans urgent Support
08457 90 90 90
They provide 24 hour, confidential, emotional support for anyone in crisis
CALM urgent support
0800 585858 or 0808 8025858 if you are within London. (5pm – midnight, everyday)
London text service (start your first message CALM 1) and Merseyside text service(start your first message CALM 2) on 07537 404 717 Same service hours, 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year
Helpline for men at risk of suicide, or wishing to talk to someone
Helpline 0845 767 8000 (open 6pm-11pm)
Provide practical help, emotional support and specialist information to individuals affected by mental health problems, their family, friends and carers
0300 123 3393 (open 9am-6pm)
lines are open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays)
Helpline 0808 808 7777 Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm
Helpline providing advice & information for carers on any issue including benefits, residential care, the Carer’s Act and respite care
Young people’s support and support for their parents and carers
HOPELineUK (Papyrus) urgent support
0800 068 41 41 (10am – 5pm & 7pm – 10pm, Weekends 2pm – 5pm)
text: 07786 209697
Suicide prevention for young people up to the age of 35, confidential suicide prevention advice
Childline urgent support
Freephone 0800 1111 (24 hours)
Childline is the UK’s free helpline for children and young people. It provides confidential telephone counselling service for any child with a problem. It comforts, advises and protects
Freephone 0808 808 4994 (7 days a week 1pm-11pm)
Free, confidential telephone and email helpline finding young people below the age of 25 the best help whatever the problem. Provides free connections to local or national services, and can text information to callers’ mobile phones
0808 802 5544 (Parents Helpline) Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4pm
Committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people