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Crisis Intervention Strategies and Links

 

For any emergency, call 9-1-1

 

The Mental Health Crisis Line in Maricopa County is 800-631-1314

 

The "Warm Line" is 602-347-1100

 

suicide.com     suicide hotlines

 

 


 

DBT Distress Tolerance Skills

 

·          DISTRACT WITH "WISE MIND ACCEPTS"

·          These are the “One Bite of the Elephant” Strategies we teach in the Skills Training Classes

o    Activities

o    Contributing

o    Comparisons

o    Emotions that are Different

o    Pushing Away

o    Thoughts that Distract

o    Sensations that are Intense

 

·          SELF SOOTHE WITH THE FIVE SENSES

·          These are the “Spoonful of Sugar” Strategies we teach in the Skills Training Classes

o    Touch

o    Taste

o    Sound

o    Vision

o    Smell

 

·          WISE MIND IMPROVES THE MOMENT

·          These are some of the other crisis strategies we teach in the Skills Training Classes

o    Imagery

o    Meaning

o    Prayer

o    Relaxation

o    One Thing in the Moment

o    Vacation

o    Encouragement

 

·          RADICAL ACCEPTANCE:  "Instead of waiting for the storm to pass, learn to dance in the rain!"

 

 


 

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