Taking Care of Yourself

Here are some resources to help you take care of yourself.

In-Depth

Essentials

Taking good care of yourself begins with being prepared for stressful situations.

  • This Emergency Self-Care Worksheet provides a straightforward starting place for you to do that — in ways that work for you.
  • Employ a “whole person” approach by using strategies like these, which cover every aspect of your experience: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and relational.
  • Take a page from the National Center for PTSD, which offers an online self-help tool that walks you through exercise ranging from being in the present moment to getting a good night’s sleep and from changing negative thinking patterns to writing your reflections.

Explore

Buffalo School of Social Work

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute