Adult DBT Additional Resources

Help is available from a variety of sources!

Crisis Hotlines/Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
No matter what problems people are dealing with, they want to help them find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) individuals will be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in the area, anytime 24/7.

NJ Hopeline
NJ Hopeline, 1-855-654-6735, is the first New Jersey suicide prevention hotline. It is committed to providing assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to anyone that makes a call for help.

Peer Support

Jersey Voice
A new peer-to-peer website where youth and young adults can express their hope, help and strength in getting through difficult times.

NAMI
NAMI is a grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

BPD Central
For more Information about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), this site provides a collection of resources for people who care about someone with this disorder.

NEA.BPD
The NEA.BPD is a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness and education about BPD.

TARA
TARA's mission is to foster education and research in the field of personality disorder, specifically but not exclusively Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

More Information about DBT

Behavioral Tech, LLC
Founded by Dr. Marsha Linehan, Behavioral Tech trains mental health care providers and treatment teams who work with complex and severely disordered populations to use compassionate, scientifically valid treatments and to implement and evaluate these treatments in their practice setting. Behavioral Tech develops and applies the most effective and efficient methods of training and provides a range of opportunities to learn and implement state-of-the-art treatments to a competent level. The website offers ways to find DBT trained therapists and has additional information about DBT.

BRTC
The Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics (BRTC) is Marsha Linehan's research and training clinic at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Visit the website for additional information about DBT and current research.

Family Night
Family members, friends, and significant others of current DBT clients are welcome to attend the free monthly Family Education Nights on the Adult Outpatient Unit, usually during the last week of the month. Fliers are given out to clients at the beginning of the month with the date, time, topic, and presenters. The following topics are covered over 9 months:

  • What is DBT?
  • What is Borderline Personality Disorder?
  • Dialectics
  • Validation
  • Behaviorism
  • Mindfulness
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Distress Tolerance