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: https://www.crisistextline.org/texting-in/ 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: