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Forums / Staying well / Making an emergency care wall

Topic: Making an emergency care wall

2 posts, 0 answered
  1. Chris B
    Community Manager
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    Chris B avatar
    1757 posts
    11 May 2015

    Sharing with credit to the artist Chibird. What do you think? Do you have one of these? What would you put on it?

    emergency care wall

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  2. Doolhof
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    Doolhof avatar
    8854 posts
    17 May 2015 in reply to Chris B

    Hi Chris,

    I just came across this. It is a great idea.

    Years ago I attended a mental health wellness course and one of the things we organised was a box with a similar idea.

    In the box I had a list of emergency numbers to call, plus those of reliable and caring friends and family members.

    I had a puzzle book for when I needed to distract my thoughts, cards from friends reminding me I had people who cared for me and loved me and other suck stuff.

    When moving house recently, I dismantled the box of stuff for want of a better word, but kept the ideas and the theory in my mind.

    There are things I can do to help each day feel better.

    Thanks for the reminder!

    Cheers from Mrs. Dools

     

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