Welcome to the Emergence personality disorder website

Our vision at Emergence is to make a life changing difference for everyone affected by personality disorders (PD) through support, advice and education. This site is just one way we plan to achieve that. We hope you will find our website not only inspiring but informative and supportive whatever your involvement with personality disorder.


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As a service-user led organisation, Emergence has a huge breadth of knowledge and experience, from a service user and carer perspective. This places us in the perfect position to provide training and consultancy services to any organisation that is dealing with the challenges of personality disorders (PD).


Artist of the month

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Picture 1 by Patient 2, Rampton Hospital

Emergence promotes the unique and heightened capacity for creative expression of people who identify with the issues and symptoms surrounding the diagnosis of personality disorder.

We are proud to display in the website Gallery a breadth of contemporary art, design and the written word produced by our members – and once a month we choose our ‘Artist of the Month’. Would you like your art displayed here? Find out how by following the link above.

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Our service users area has advice on how to get help along with guides to the therapies, treatments and medications that are available to help in coping with a personality disorder diagnosis.


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Our carers area has advice on caring for someone with a personality disorder diagnosis. You can also read other carers experiences in My Story and find out about our carers support group.


Want to know about personality disorder?

Our personality disorder area tells you all about the different types of personality disorder along with the causes and how it is diagnosed.



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