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Coping Skills

Here are some ways to stay calm before you text. We're here for you if you're in crisis.

 

Coping Skills - Getting Started

Here are some ways to stay calm before you text. We're here for you if you're in crisis.

1. Breathe

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2. Write

Journalate is an incredible confidential journaling resource. Check it out!

3. Play

Get creative with This is Sand, a virtual sandbox for artistic expression.

4. Practice Mindfulness

What is mindfulness? Become more aware of yourself, where you are, and what you are doing. Be present and take in your surroundings slowly and calmly without allowing your thoughts and mind to overwhelm you.

5. Color

We love these free, downloadable coloring pages!