Emotional Self-Reliance

Sarah shares her Recovery Journey, exploring “Wellness Tools” to overcome symptoms of mental illness, trauma and adversity to achieve fullest potential

5: Suicide: Not on my watch!

Do you know the 16 "red flares" of suicide? Can you identify when someone may need your help? Can you distinguish between myths and truths of suicide? If a friend or family member needs help, do you know what to say or do? No worries, I've got you covered!

References in this episode include Akathisia 101 class & Mental Health First Aid

 

10: How to Create A Crisis Plan for Mental Health (Wellness Recovery Action Plan- WRAP-Part 5)

Planning ahead for crisis when you're well, empowers you to maintain the ability to make choices regarding treatment when you may not physically have the ability to voice your opinion or preferences. 

Creating a crisis plan requires taking a hard look at what you need when you are in crisis and then expressing it in a way which those around you can understand and respect. 

For more information on creating a crisis plan, see Crisis Plan and Working Through Hard Times

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