Here are some situations when a Safer Home approach is helpful. Pay attention to determine if the person is
Thinking about, considering, or planning to end one’s life.
The deliberate, non-suicidal injuring of one's body, including cutting, scratching, burning, and other forms of self injury.
Psychosis is a loss of contact with reality that usually includes: False beliefs about what is taking place or who someone is; seeing or hearing things that aren't there.
Acting aggressively or out of control
Behavior that cannot be de-escalated and involves a risk to the individual, property damage, threats to harm others or a verbal or physical attack.
To act, intentionally or unintentionally, without thinking decisions through, without regard for consequences. These actions can place them or others at risk.
Impaired by alcohol or drugs
When use of any substance results in an altered perception and a reduction of a person's ability to think or behave within social norms.