Advanced care for personality disorders | Ascension
Mental health specialists at Ascension sites of care help you manage emotional stress in relationships that can be difficult.

Care for personality disorders

Behavioral and mental health specialists at Ascension sites of care deliver advanced care for personality disorders.

Experiencing emotional stress in close relationships because of personality disorder can be difficult and should not be ignored. Start a conversation with a doctor who listens. When you need to talk, we’re here to listen. Our primary care doctors care for the whole you – your physical and emotional health. And our doctors are part of a national team of mental health specialists, sharing best practices and research. Your doctor can also connect you to advanced care for all types of personality disorders, including:

Antisocial personality disorder: a person has a pattern of reckless behavior and being controlling which may endanger the safety of others. Problems with anger and substance use are often present.

Borderline personality disorder: a person is uncertain of their identity and has a pattern of unstable emotions resulting in impulsive actions, insecurity and chaotic relationships. There may be a history of sexual, physical or emotional abuse or family abandonment.

Reaching out for support is an important step that takes courage, either for yourself or when a loved one is struggling and needs care. Our doctors at Ascension sites of care are here to help.

Care for anxiety, depression and relationship stress

Anxiety, depression or a diagnosed personality disorder can sometimes complicate your ability to manage stress on your own and in relationships. Your doctors can connect you and your family with a mental health professional who specializes in helping children and adults when life-changing events affect their emotional health.

Behavioral and mental health specialists at Ascension sites of care provide dedicated mental health services, including:

24/7 care for a mental health emergency

Quickly recognizing the signs that you or a loved one is experiencing moderate to severe mental or emotional distress is the first step in getting necessary care. For emergencies, including severe mental health distress and suspected substance overdose, ERs at our hospitals are open 24/7.


If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or dial 911.

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

No matter what problems you're dealing with, if you need someone to lean on for emotional support, call or text 988 or chat

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Connect with trained crisis counselors | Available call or text

If you or a loved one is experiencing an immediate life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.

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