Mental Health & Wellbeing

Advance Crisis Planning

I wanted to write a little bit about advance crisis planning: what it is, who it's useful for, how to do your own. I'd like to clarify some terms that appear in this post or might be useful otherwise: Capacity: having capacity means an individual is able to make decisions for themselves and about themselves. Lacking capacity means… Continue reading Advance Crisis Planning

Mental Health & Wellbeing

5 Ways to Help Someone Through a Panic Attack

One evening I was sitting on the sofa with my younger brother watching TV, when I was suddenly overwhelmed with unexplainable fear. I became tearful and felt unable to stop it. My breathing became short as I began to feel that I couldn't get enough air into my lungs. I didn't know what was happening… Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Someone Through a Panic Attack