CRISIS SURVIVAL SKILLS
Crisis survival skills are about doing what works to get through the moment of crisis. They are concrete skills designed to help you get through a situation without making it worse. The four sets of crisis survival skills include distracting, self-soothing, improving the moment, and thinking of pros and cons.
Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts
Some of us are really struggling during this pandemic. People are feeling lonely, worried, depressed, and scared, resulting in a spike in suicidal thoughts. If you're struggling with dark, depressive thoughts, take a minute to watch this video with Dr. Daniel Emina, a psychiatrist from Amen Clinics in Orange County. In the video, Dr. Emina discusses the inspirational journey of how one of his patients had lost, and then ultimately regained, his reason to live. Many of us may not recognize these reasons all the time, but if we take a moment to gain perspective, they are there for us to find.