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Be Well, Think Well: Calling Crisis Intervention Social Story


This social story provides a simple visual explanation of when you may need to call crisis intervention, and what to expect if you do.

A sad man crying.

Sometimes I might feel scared, worried, angry, or sad.

A man with one hand raised above his head with an angry expression.

Sometimes when I feel this way, I may feel like I want to hurt myself or someone else.

A man talking to a female friend.

I can talk to a family member, friend or trusted adult when I feel like this.

A man frowning and calling Crisis Intervention on his cell phone.

If no one is around for me to talk to, I can call Crisis Intervention.

A sun and moon.

I can call Crisis Intervention any time of day or night.

A man smiling and talking to Crisis Intervention on his cell phone.

A crisis worker will talk to me on the phone and try to help me feel better.

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This information was developed by the Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training Collaborative (ASERT). For more information, please contact ASERT at 877-231-4244 or info@PAautism.org. ASERT is funded by the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations, PA Department of Human Services.