The guideline seeks to improve understanding and recognition of BPD in health services and the community and will assist health professionals to diagnose, treat and manage BPD in adolescents and adults.
These guidelines were developed by a multi-disciplinary Guideline Development Committee of clinical, consumer and carer representatives with BPD expertise. The guideline discusses a range of treatment options, including 63 recommendations covering diagnosis, management, treatment and information for supporting carers and families.
Guidelines are available as a free download
Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Borderline Personality Disorder (2012) (PDF, 1.5MB)
Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Borderline Personality Disorder - Appendices (PDF, 1.4MB)
Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Borderline Personality Disorder - Appendix H: Evidence Tables (PDF, 3.7MB)
Caring for People with Borderline Personality Disorder: A Reference Guide for Health Professionals (PDF, 773KB)
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These Treatment Guidelines have been developed by Project Air Strategy to assist services and practitioners working with personality disorders.
This Brief Intervention Manual has been developed by Project Air Strategy for Personality Disorders. It is designed to assist services and practitioners implement an integrative relational step-down model of care. It helps to plan care, manage clients in crisis, deliver brief interventions, and connect with carers.
Parenting with personality disorder intervention: A manual for health professionals - is designed by the Project Air Strategy to provide a brief parenting intervention for mental health workers to assist people with personality disorders to strengthen and enhance their parenting skills.
This manual is designed for working with families, partners and carers of people with personality disorder, emerging personality disorder, symptoms or traits.
Project Air Strategy Schools, Teachers & Students - Working with young people with complex mental health issues. Understanding and responding to emerging personality disorder, trauma history, self-harm and suicidal behaviour and difficulties with identity, emotions and relationships (2016)
includes Borderline Personality Disorder
Nice Guidance (National Institute for Health and Carer Excellence - UK 2015) Personality Disorders: Borderline and Antisocial Quality Standard qs88
A National framework for recovery-oriented mental health services: guide for practitioners and providers. This document gives guidance to mental health practitioners and services on recovery-oriented practice and service delivery. Also available for download as a pdf