The Bad Day Book

Who Do I Call?

911: for fire, police, etc. (Note: not best for suicide crisis.)

1-800-SUICIDE: links to the nearest crisis hotline.

1-800-999-9999: crisis intervention, referral, and info services for troubled youth.

1-800-850-8078: The Trevor Project, for LGB youth.

List some people you feel safe calling (family, friends, counselor...): _____________

Where To Go

The nearest shelter to me is: _________________

The nearest crisis center to me is: _________________

Other places I feel safe are: _________________

Negative Self-Talk

"I don't deserve kindness." Everyone deserves kindness.

"I burden everyone around me." The people who love you want to see you happy and safe. Trust them to enforce boundaries.

"Nothing I do is ever good enough." See next page ---->

What To Do

Take a deep breath. Panic helps nothing. You can survive this.

Get to a safe place as soon as possible. (See Where To Go)

If there's nothing you can do right now, list (preferably healthy) things to do to stay calm and sane: _________

About Zine

This one page zine is intended for when you're in crisis. Fill out as much as you can on a good day, then keep it in your wallet for when you need it.

This zine is not a replacement for a support system or a thorough crisis plan. It is only meant to be a quick and dirty resource when you're not thinking clearly.

We hope you never need this zine. If you do, we hope it serves you well!

All phone numbers are current as of July 20th, 2012


This too shall pass. Hang on, and please, take care of yourself!

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