Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) & Suicide SIG


We are a like-minded group of academic and health care professionals with expertise and/or interest in the application of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and the treatment for suicidality in individuals with eating disorders.

Our Goals

  • Educate clinicians, researchers, & the public on the interplay between suicidality, BPD, and eating disorders
  • Promote utilization of DBT across eating disorder diagnoses
  • Reduce stigma within mental health care around BPD, eating disorder behaviors and suicidal thoughts, feelings or behaviors
  • Continue identifying new findings related to treating comorbid eating disorders and suicidality
  • Promote resource sharing among international professionals related to DBT
  • Discuss evidence based treatment developments to further improve the treatment for eating disorder behaviors

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