Marriage and family therapist Kati Morton describes making a safety plan for suicidal thoughts.

She discusses safety plan templates, making your environment safe, noticing and writing down triggers, creating a support list of social connections, and finally and most importantly turning to mental health professionals.

Suicide hotlines are a recommended resource as well as going to hospitals. When she creates safety plans with clients she personalizes them to an individuals needs as well.

Kati Morton has made dozens of great videos on mental health topics, so indulge in exploring her her YouTube channel.

 


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    Last reviewed: 28 May 2013

APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2013). Suicide Safety Plans. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 1, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2013/05/suicide-safety-plans/

 

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