Seeking Safety Resources

Introduction

  1. Core Concepts

Chapter 1 - Safety

  1. Quotation

  2. Safety Is the Most Important Priority Right Now!

  3. Safe Coping Skills

  4. Ideas for a Commitment

  5. Safe Coping Sheet

Chapter 2 - PTSD Taking Back Your Power

  1. Quotation

  2. What is PTSD?

  3. The Link Between PTSD and Substance Abuse

  4. Using Compassion to Take Back Your Power

  5. Long Term PTSD Problems

  6. Ideas for Commitment

Chapter 3 - Detaching from Emotional Pain (Grounding)

  1. Quotation

  2. Using Grounding to Detatch from Emotional Pain

  3. Using Grounding to Detach from Emotional Pain cont.

  4. Ideas for Commitment

Chapter 4 - When Substances Control You

  1. Quotation

  2. What is Substance Abuse?

  3. How Substance Abuse Prevents Healing

  4. Choose a Way to Give Up Substances

  5. Climbing Mount Recovery

  6. Mixed Feelings

  7. Self Understanding of Substance Abuse

  8. Self-Help Groups

  9. Substance Abuse and PTSD - FAQs

  10. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 5 - Asking for Help

  1. Quotation

  2. Asking for Help

  3. Approach Sheet

  4. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 6 - Taking Good Care of Yourself

  1. Quotation

  2. Self Care Questionnaire

  3. Ideas for a Commitment

  4. Safe Coping Sheet

Chapter 7 - Compassion

  1. Quotation

  2. Harshness vs. Compassion

  3. Ways to Increase Compassion

  4. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 8 - Red and Green Flags

  1. Quotation

  2. Signs of Danger vs. Safety

  3. Create a Safety Plan

  4. Key Points about Red and Green Flags

  5. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 9 - Honesty

  1. Quotation

  2. Honesty

  3. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 10 - Recovery Thinking

  1. Quotation

  2. Notice What You Say to Yourself!

  3. Rethinking Tools

  4. Rethinking Tools Cont.

  5. About Rethinking

  6. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 11 - Integrating the Split Self

  1. Quotation

  2. The Split Self

  3. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 12 - Commitment

  1. Quotation

  2. Responsibility and Promises

  3. Creative Solutions

  4. Overcoming Emotional Blocks

  5. Action Plan

  6. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 13 - Creating Meaning

  1. Quotation

  2. Creating Meaning

  3. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 14 - Community Resources

  1. Quotation

  2. National Resources

  3. Consumer Guidelines for Treatment

  4. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 15 - Setting Boundaries in Relationships

  1. Quotation

  2. Healthy Boundaries

  3. Too Much Closeness - Learning to Say No in Relationships

  4. Too Much Distance - Learning to Say Yes in Relationships

  5. Getting Out of Abusive Relationships

  6. Boundary Problems Associated with PTSD and Substance Abuse

  7. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 16 - Discovery

  1. Quotation

  2. Discovery Versus Staying Stuck

  3. How to Find Out If Your Belief Is True

  4. Discovery Sheet

  5. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 17 - Getting Others to Support Your Recovery

  1. Quotation

  2. Three Types of People Who Can Influence Your Recovery

  3. A Letter to People in Your Life

  4. Organizations That Can Be Helpful

  5. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 18 - Coping with Triggers

  1. Quotation

  2. Coping with Triggers

  3. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 19 - Respecting Your Time

  1. Quotation

  2. Respecting Your Time

  3. Are You Respecting Your Time

  4. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 20 - Healthy Relationships

  1. Quotation

  2. Healthy Relationships

  3. Changing Unhealthy Relationship Beliefs

  4. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 21 - Self Nurturing

  1. Quotation

  2. Safe and Unsafe Self Nurturing

  3. A Gift to Yourself

  4. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 22 - Healing from Anger

  1. Quotation

  2. Exploring Anger

  3. Understanding Anger

  4. Before, During, and After - Three Ways to Heal Anger

  5. Safety Contract - Protecting Yourself and Others

  6. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 23 - The Life Choices Game (Review)

  1. Quotation

  2. The Life Choices Game

  3. Ideas for a Commitment

Chapter 24 - Termination 

  1. Quotation

  2. Termination

  3. Seeking Safety Feedback Questionnaire, Link to Online Survey

  4. Ideas for a Commitment