If you’re feeling overwhelmed or out of control, you might want to different methods of calming yourself down. There are some specific strategies that a crisis team might try to use with you to manage and minimize any symptoms you might be experiencing.
Coping techniques are simple exercises that try to accept, address and reduce the things you are experiencing.
If you are finding it difficult to focus or are unsure how to manage your day, writing down what you’ll do next might help you feel more in control of the situation.
If you are feeling anxious or scared there are many things you can do to help yourself cope.
Some people experience thoughts that are frightening or alarming you. They could be about suicide, harming yourself, harming others, or hearing voices.