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Wellness Achievement and Maintenance Goals

Two goals you might start with are getting well and staying well. Start by asking yourself these questions.

My Wellness

What am I like when I am feeling/doing well?

What are some of the things that help me maintain or regain the quality of life that I like?

What can I do to maintain my wellness?

  • Daily
  • Weekly
  • Monthly

Early Warning Signs

What early warning signs of my illness have I noticed or been told about by others?

  • Feelings
  • Thoughts
  • Emotions
  • Sensations
  • Physical
  • Mental
  • Behavior
  • Actions
  • Words

What can I do when these warning signs happen?

  • Who can help me? How can I get in touch with them? What should they say or do?
  • What are some things I can do that might help me feel better?

Crisis Plan

What are the signs that I am in crisis?

What are the signs that I need someone to take over making decisions for me and/or take me to the hospital?

Which person or people would I prefer help me in crisis?

Which medications or treatments are most helpful to me if a crisis occurs?

Which medications or treatments should be avoided?

Where would I prefer to be treated or hospitalized if that is necessary?

Which treatment facilities do I want to avoid?

Medications I am currently taking and why:

What can others do for me that would help reduce my symptoms or make me more comfortable?

How would I like to feel when I have recovered from this crisis?
(You may want to refer to your answer on page: "What am I like when I am feeling/doing well?")

Things I need to do for myself every day while I am recovering from a crisis.

Things that can wait until I feel better.