Kayleigh Abbott chats about First Response
Kayleigh is part of the Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust award-winning First Response Service, which provides crisis support and also offers guidance on the range of services available through the Trust.
Safer space is one of our three safer spaces for people experiencing mental health crisis, in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven. They offer a warm, calm and safe environment, 365 days a year, as a possible alternative to A&E. See our video for more details.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed our top tips may help:
- Stop… take a deep breath
- Find somewhere you feel safe
- If you have a care plan or action plan that helps you know what to do when things are too much…read it and use it
- Find a trusted friend or adult who you can talk to or just be with
- Do something that makes you feel good about yourself
- Try and eat well