Empowering Discussions

Safety Plan

Safety Plan Template

In mental health training we are encouraged to help someone who is ill create a safety plan. A safety plan can be especially helpful if you are suicidal. Here is a basic list that you can modify for your personal needs.

  • Warning Signs:

What makes you feel sad, lonely, angry or apathetic?

Healthy Coping Strategies:

What helps you feel relaxed, safe and comforted?


  • Supportive People:

Include their name and contact info.


  • Professional Support:

Include their name and contact info.

What other info would you want to add to your safety plan?

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