Creating a crisis safety plan. Hacks for the rest of us.

This is not to take the place of a suicide assessment, or professionally-developed safety plan

This post is about the many creative ways to apply the concept of suicide safety planning in order to support a loved one (or yourself) when they are emotionally vulnerable, in crisis, or at risk of making a decision that can result in a threat to life such as suicide or addiction relapse. We can call it the emotional crisis safety plan.

It’s a way to remind an individual of their connection to life, healthy coping strategies they have identified as helpful, as well … Read more...