Borderline Personality Disorder Resources & Links

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? 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

Mind infoline

0300 123 3393 (open 9am-6pm)

lines are open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays)

Carers UK

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

Get Connected

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

Young Minds

0808 802 5544 (Parents Helpline) Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4pm

Committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people

Please note that the information on this page is provided for your convenience, we make every effort to make sure that all information is up to date and accurate. If you notice a broken link please let us know via our contact us page so we can resolve that problem. The organisations on this page are not endorsed by Monarch Butterfly, we have been selective in our choice of resources and links to show on this page however can not be responsible for any service experience received outside of Monarch Butterfly. Please see our Terms of Use page for further information.

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