Crisis Services For Loved Ones
If someone you know is in crisis, don't wait, we are ready to help.
Common Issues of Concern
The most common mental illness diagnoses include depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia but there are many others. Regardless of the diagnosis, symptoms can be similar and can overlap, especially in times of crisis. It may be time to get help if you or a loved one exhibit any of these symptoms:
- Dropping out of friend/social groups
- Sitting doing nothing for long periods of time
- Unexpected homelessness
- Depression & hopelessness
- Suicidal thoughts
- Excessive tiredness
- Difficulty sleeping or sleeping too much
- Inability to concentrate
- Inability to cope with minor problems
- Irrational statements
- Suspicion, paranoia
- Hostility from one who is usually pleasant and friendly
- Indifference to joyful situations
- Inappropriate laughter
- Hyperactivity/inactivity or alternating between the two
- Lack of personal hygiene
- Rapid weight loss/gain
- Sudden drug or alcohol abuse
- Unusual sensitivity to noises/light/clothing
"Can I Do Anything...?"
Reach out to them
Let them know you're concerned
Ask them about their trouble
Listen to them
Assist them in getting help
People with mental health issues usually feel alone or isolated.
You can start by letting them know you care.
How to Prepare for an Emergency
Being prepared ahead of time can save lives. We've put together information to help you prepare for an emergency.