Crisis Resources, Hotlines, Coping Skills and Supports
These resources are meant for moments of emotional overwhelm, grief, crisis, or intense moods.
In the event of a true medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to your closest emergency room.
The resources below can be used to calm yourself down and support you in recognizing the oncoming crisis and responding to it with a plan. These resources can be used independently, worked on with a supportive person, or shared with friends.
Lifelines & Hotlines
Hello Healer, thank you for being here.
Below you will find some of my favorite crisis planning resources. These resources are meant for moments of emotional overwhelm, grief, crisis, or intense moods.
In the event of a true medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to your closest emergency room. For the US Suicide Prevention Hotline, call or text 988.
Safety Planning and Coping Strategies
Take a few deep breaths and know that you are not alone. Slow yourself down by reading through these resources, focusing on a meditation, getting some fresh air, or talking to a supportive person.
Use this workbook to create a safety plan for yourself. Print out attached Zine and follow instructions to create a plan for crisis, extreme states, or foul moods.
Mapping Madness Safety Planning Zine
This is a trauma-informed toolkit with skills and resources for panic and stuck states. Download the app to start connecting to the body and moving through stress.
Stress Relief Toolkit - SISU App
The Trans Lifeline is run by and for trans people and provides community support. Click the link below for tons of activities, articles, and self-care support.
Trans Lifeline Resources Page
Get centered by listening to the Transgender Law Center (TLC Care Package) recordings. These guided meditations can help with grounding, stress and anxiety, as well as getting to sleep
Guided Meditations to Practice
Read this site created for and by QTPoC that is a healing space for marginalized folks. Learn to allow yourself rest and work toward liberation.
Rest for Resistance
The Audre Lorde Project offers wellness planning tools and resources- “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” --Audre Lorde
Self-Care and Community Care Tools
Access resources for youth, veterans, individuals with neurodivergence, attempt survivors, disaster survivors, black mental health, maternal mental health, support for those that are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as resources in Spanish.
988 Resource Page
Thank you for your bravery in accessing these resources. Remember to release self-blame and shame as you move forward. You got this.