Suggested reading (all of which can be borrowed from the Winnipeg Public Library):

  • Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified, by Robert Friedel,
  • Borderline Shine: A Memoir, by Connie Greshner,
  • I Hate You – Don’t Leave Me, by Jerold J. Kreisman and Hal Straus,
  • Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder, by Valerie Porr,
  • Stop Walking on Eggshells, by Paul T. Mason and Randi Kreger,
  • The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide, by Alex L. Chapman and Kim L. Gratz,
  • Understanding the Borderline Mother, by Christine Ann Lawson.

Check out these additional books about BPD that were recommended at a BPD seminar put on by CMHA include:

  • The Angry Heart: An Interactive Self-Help Guide to Overcoming Borderline and Addictive Disorders, by Joseph Santoro, PhD,
  • Complex Borderline Personality Disorder: How Coexisting Conditions Affect Your BPD, by Daniel J. Fox and Terrence Bayes,
  • The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder: New Tools and Techniques to Stop Walking on Eggshells, by Randi Kreger and Elizabeth Wiley,
  • Beyond Borderline: True Stories of Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder, by Mike Lenz, Brandon Marshall, and John G. Gunderson, and
  • When Your Daughter Has BPD: Essential Skills to Help Families Manage Borderline Personality Disorder, by Daniel S. Lobel, PhD.

A Winnipeg poet and BPD advocate named Ally Loyns has 2 poetry collections called A Generation of Sunflowers and Bloom that can be purchased on Etsy or at Chapters. Click here to listen to an interview she did on CBC.

The Globe and Mail recently published an “opinion piece” by Miranda Newman called “What does recovery from mental illness look like?“, which was an excerpt from her book “Rough Magic: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder”.