Manage Your EmotionsSafety Plan
Do you have things or people that “trigger” negative thinking, emotions or behavior? A safety plan can help you better manage those difficult emotions.
Our clients and staff create personal safety plans. A good safety plan identifies activities that can be used anytime, anywhere, without embarrassment. Activities should be safe, effective, and self-soothing.
Give yourself at least five immediate steps that you can take when you find yourself in a challenging, stressful or dangerous situation. Some of the activities can involve others or leaving the space you are in (for example, calling a friend or taking a walk). At least two should be things you can do on your own and without leaving the space you are in (for example, deep breathing or squeezing a stress ball).
The safety plan is written
The following are examples:
Take a deep breath Use positive self-talk
Take a walk Think about being in a safe place
Talk to a friend Listen to music
Leave the room Write or draw
Follow this link to a safety plan handout for all ages.
Follow this link to the CALM Center’s safety plan handout used with children and youth in crisis.
The safety plan is just one tool that we use in our Sanctuary Community. Another tool that can benefit everyone is a Self-Care Plan. Follow this link to create your own Self-Care Plan.
All 50 children and adults in our Holiday Giving Program received gifts, thanks to your generous donations.
Staff and community partners also filled 10 food baskets distributed to clients and their families.
Once again, Rib Crib Sand Springs provided meat for our Sand Springs clients' holiday dinner attended by 26 clients, visitors and staff.It's not
It’s not too late to make a 2018 tax-deductible gift to help adults, children and families receiving mental health and substance abuse services here.
Follow this link to give:
Rustic Cuff Bracelet
This special, limited edition cuff features green beads for mental health with vibrant blue representing the Counseling & Recovery Services logo. Only 75 are available.
You can purchase above through the online giving portal, and we will arrange for you to pick up the cuff.
Ask for Lindsay DeWeese or Beverly Moore at our reception desk to receive your bracelet.
Tulsa’s only Zombie Run returns September 7
Join Tulsa Hex House for the Third Annual Zombie Outbreak Two Mile Adventure Run at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 7 at Chandler Park. The event benefits Counseling & Recovery Services of Oklahoma.
One of Tulsa’s most unique and enjoyable experiences, in this adventure runners must try to outrun and outwit a path full of hungry zombies and reach the green zone without losing their life flags. Fun for the whole family!
For information, registration or sponsorships visit www.getbittulsa.com
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