A suicide safety plan is a written set of instructions that you create for yourself as a contingency plan should you begin to experience thoughts about harming yourself. It will contain a series of gradually escalating steps that you will follow, proceeding from one step to the next, until you are safe.

In fact, having a suicide safety plan in place is one method you can use to cope with your bad feelings until circumstances change

Reference: By Nancy Schimelpfening, Medically reviewed by a board-certified physician, https://www.oiiq.org/sites/default/files/uploads/periodiques/Perspective/vol13no01/09-sante-mentale.pdf, consulted on ,july 6th,2019

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