Here are some ideas on how to prepare yourself in case of a mental health emergency.
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Self soothe box
A self-soothe box (also called a happy/crisis/panic/emergency box) could be a box or a bag of items that can make you feel better if you are feeling low, having intrusive thoughts or feeling panicky. You can pick whatever items you want – this box is just for you.
You can make it your own by decorating it or even making a couple of versions of it for different situations.
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
A Wellness Recovery Action Plan is a tool to help people to manage their own mental health and wellness as best they can.
Safety plan templates
Download your own safety plan cards and safety plan templates from Get Self-help.
Crisis management plan
A crisis management plan will allow you to reflect on the emotions that keep reoccurring during a crisis and help you prepare in case it happens again.