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Safety Plan cards Worksheet
On this page we will provide you with a Safety Plan cards Worksheet, It will help you to prepare a contingency plan to avoid ending up getting hospitalized.
What is a Safety Plan Cards Worksheet?
A safety plan is a plan that you make to avoid any crises and emergency situations if you are somebody who is at the risk of attempting suicide, self-harm or mental breakdown. You make a safety plan to deal with that situation beforehand. It is a written set of instructions to be followed at the time of emergency. It will have a series of gradually escalating steps that you will follow, proceeding from one step to the next, until you are safe.
How does the Safety Plan Cards Worksheet help?
When you are at risk of suicide, self-harm or any other serious emergency situation but haven’t reached the level of severity required for involuntary hospitalization, it's common practice to create a Safety Plan. A safety plan is actually a contingency plan that you prepare for yourself whenever you are headed towards a crisis.
Instructions on how to use the Safety Plan Cards Worksheet
If you feel that you are very close to a crisis situation and might not be able to fight through your inner demons, take out this safety plan, and try to take control of your situation.
You can download this worksheet here.
On this page, we provided you with a Safety Plan Cards Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to prepare a contingency plan to avoid ending up getting hospitalized.
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The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional.
You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.
There are various resources where you can seek help.
If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.
If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.