Coping strategies

Visit this website to learn about coping and efficient coping strategies.

Click here to read about the major coping strategies.

You can also get started on your own Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) by clicking here.

Positives of PD

For an article on the positives of PD, visit this website

To read about embracing the benefits of BPD, please click here

For educational resources that focus on awareness, compassion and support for BPD, click here.


For practical tips for coping day-to-day and supporting your long-term well-being, please click here for BPD specific strategies, and click here for a list of additional ideas.

If you are interested in creating a plan for what to do if you feel in crisis, please visit this website for an outline, and click here for a tool to help you make a safety plan. 

You can also check out the A-Z of Self-Care. Or a list of Simple Self-Care Practices.


For information on getting help and useful organisations, click here.

Click here to learn more about self-harm, how you can access treatment and useful contacts for support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.

Please click here to visit Harmless, a user-led organisation that provides a range of services about self harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm, their friends and families and professionals.

You can also visit Lifesigns - a user-led self-harm guidance and support network.

Click here to explore the Calm Harm app which was developed using ideas from an evidence-based therapy called DBT. The focus is to help learn to identify and manage your ‘emotional’ mind with positive impact. The app enables you to track your progress. Please note that the app is an aid in treatment but does not replace it.