There are ways for family members to defuse crises at home, on behalf of loved ones, and for the whole family.

Help is a text away:  Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust: text.

Advocates is an example of a community based crisis team that carers can access:Emergency Services

Safety Planning is a slide show of how to develop and manage safety and crises.

Here are some safety handouts to download and use in order to develop and implement a safety plan:

Tip sheet managing symptoms