First Person Plural
Dissociative identity disorders association

Aims and Outcomes

  1. To provide support and information to adult survivors of trauma and abuse who experience dissociative identity disorder and other complex dissociative distress, their friends, family and carers.

Outcome: – Reduced feelings of isolation, increased empowerment and improved self-confidence for the primary beneficiaries of FPP’s services and activities through having a better understanding of complex dissociative distress and its  effects; increased knowledge about related issues and opportunities for peer support and sharing of useful personal coping & recovery strategies. 

  1. To promote a better understanding of complex dissociative distress among health and social care professionals.

Outcome:- Improved health and social care services which provide early identification of and effective treatment and support for people with complex dissociative distress, their friends, family and carers leading to better health and quality of living.

  1. To advance education of the general public in order to promote a better understanding and acceptance of people who experience complex dissociative distress.

Outcome:- A better informed society which individually and collectively respectfully responds to people who experience complex dissociative distress with understanding and acceptance; recognises it’s responsibilities towards this vulnerable and disadvantaged group, their friends, family and carers; and takes action to reduce to zero the incidence of childhood abuse and disadvantage which increase the risk of developing complex dissociative distress.