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Help Prevent a Growing Suicide Crisis by Supporting DBT-LBC™

There are a lot of people suffering who need to find a treatment that works. DBT-LBC™ aims to help those suffering identify reliable mental health professionals who have demonstrated delivery of DBT, as it was intended by Dr. Linehan and Colleagues.

Any donation to DBT-LBC™ works to provide those in need with a reliable source for identifying clinicians and programs nearest them who can help. All donations are tax deductible 

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What do actual clients say?

DBT gives clients real tools.
“I’m 16. After trying what I thought was DBT, I finally got into a comprehensive DBT program; it saved my life. I was not judged, blamed or put down for my past choices. I was actually understood and given real tools that worked to help me stop impulsive, life-threatening behaviors.”

DBT helps the difficult to treat. “I’m 42. I was a long-term psychiatric patient since I was a teenager. Prior to beginning DBT at age 32, I spent 75% of the preceding 12 months as an inpatient for suicide attempts and self-harm behaviors. I was about to be committed to a state hospital as I was labeled “untreatable”. I agreed to try DBT by a local expert as a last resort. During my participation in DBT, I had NO inpatient stays. It is now 10 years later, and I still have never made a suicide attempt or been hospitalized for psychiatric reasons. This is a life-changing treatment. It’s a lot of work, but well worth it.”

DBT helps the whole family. “I love my daughter, but it was often hard to understand her. With a 160 IQ in math, she would come home from the grocery store with incorrect change. Then Dr. Linehan’s first book came out. I’m not a psychologist, so it was dense. But when I finished the first chapter, I thought, ‘This doctor understands my daughter. I would do anything to learn more about this DBT, because I know it would help her.’ And, wonder of wonders, it did. Over time, she learned how to handle her emotions. She got a job and weaned herself off Social Security Disability. When that job ended, she got another one! She met a man, fell in love, got married, hosted us and a full panoply of relatives and friends at her home for holiday dinners. She created a life worth living, by using her DBT skills. And we became better parents, better spouses, better friends, and better at all of our relationships, using our DBT skills. We have lives worth living as well. And I really see the value in finding a certified provider.”