Safety Plan Template 1

Sample Safety Plan
Step 1:
Warning signs (thoughts, images, mood, situation, behavior) that a crisis may be
developing:
1. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
2. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
3. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
Step 2:
Internal coping strategies – Things I can do to take my mind off my problems
without contacting another person (relaxation technique, physical activity):
1. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
2. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
3. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
Step 3:
People and social settings that provide distraction:
1. Name____________________________________________________ Phone______________________________
2. Name____________________________________________________ Phone______________________________
3. Place__________________________________________ 4. Place______________________________________
Step 4:
People whom I can ask for help:
1. Name____________________________________________________ Phone______________________________
2. Name____________________________________________________ Phone______________________________
3. Name____________________________________________________ Phone______________________________
Step 5:
Professionals or agencies I can contact during a crisis:
1. Clinician Name____________________________________________ Phone______________________________
Clinician Pager or Emergency Contact # _________________________________________________________
2. Clinician Name____________________________________________ Phone______________________________
Clinician Pager or Emergency Contact # _________________________________________________________
3. Local Urgent Care Services______________________________________________________________________
Urgent Care Services Address___________________________________________________________________
Urgent Care Services Phone_____________________________________________________________________
4. Suicide Prevention Lifeline Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Step 6:
Making the environment safe:
1. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
2. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
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The one thing that is most important to me and worth living for is:
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