WRAP Wellness Toolbox

  • Common Wellness Tools (Basic Essentials) - "What helps me feel better?"
    • Going to bed by 10 p.m.
    • Taking a shower - washing my hair
    • Brushing / Water Picking my teeth
    • Shaving
    • Applying anti-perspirant
    • Taking a walk
  • Keys to Recovery Wellness Tools - What works for me
    • HOPE
      • "This is just part of a downward cycle.  Give yourself permission to heal yourself. You will get through this."
      • Go online to PatientsLikeMe and read stories from the Bi-Polar forum.
      • "You are not alone. Do not feel shame.  Others know what it's like to feel this way."
    • PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY
      • Take a shower - wash your hair.
      • Brush teeth / water pick your teeth
      • Shave
      • Apply anti-perspirant
      • Sweep the floor
      • Do a load of laundry
      • Do check-ins with people in your support network.
    • EDUCATION
      • Read WebMD articles sent by Gene
      • Attend Behavioral Health Education meetings with Gene
      • Attend workshops and seminars
      • Organize your mental health library of topics and resources
      • Read more about Bi-Polar Disorder and other mental health diagnoses.
    • SELF-ADVOCACY
      • Know your rights in the workplace and take steps to ensure they are respected.
      • Reach out to advocacy agencies for help and support
    • SUPPORT
      • Attend DBSA meetings.
      • Attend BHE meeting
      • Attend Job Search Team meeting
      • Go out to lunch with friends
      • Do exchange listening.
      • Chat with a friend on Facebook
      • Join additional on-line recovery support groups
        • PatientsLikeMe
  • Creative Activities Wellness Tools
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WRAP Plans of Action

  • Daily Maintenance Plan
    • What I am like when I am well
    • What I need to do every day to stay as well as possible
    • What I need to do on any given day to stay as well as possible
  • Triggers
    • Identification
    • Action Plus
  • Early Warning Signs
    • Identification
    • Action Plan
  • When Things are Breaking Down
    • Identification
    • Action Plan
  • Crisis Plan or Advance Directive
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