How to Join the Event
When: Thursday, August 2nd, 2018, at 5:30 PM Eastern U.S. Time
Join from LINUX, Android, iOS, MacOS, or Windows by selecting "Join Event" below.
From the United States, you can also dial in with one-tap:
US: +16699006833,,671123641# or +14086380968,,671123641#
Or manually dial from the US with either
+1 669 900 6833 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 646 876 9923
(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location)
You can select the International Numbers button below for a list of countries and associated numbers.
Use the Meeting ID: 133-298-994
Albert Robert's definition of a crisis:
- A period of psychological disequilibrium.
- Results from a hazardous event or situation that constitutes as a major life problem.
- The situation cannot be remedied by using familiar coping strategies.
Elements of a crisis:
- The event is usually some sort of catastrophe or disaster.
- A crisis can create new anxiety where it never existed before.
- Crisis anxiety may make other disorders such as depression or PTSD worse.
- Worries, fears and whatifs spiral out of control.
Techniques for coping with a crisis:
- Choose your perspective.
- Limit or stop caffeine intake.
- Stay in the solution, not the problem.
- Reach out to others for assistance. Ask for help.
- Find opportunities for self growth.
- Utilize mind/body tools: breathe, meditate, imagery, yoga, relaxation.
- Go back to basics. Eat, sleep, exercise and do daily tasks.
Suggestions for managing a family crisis including death, employment, crime or addiction.
- Pull together as a family. Be united to address the situation. This is not a time for strife or conflict.
- Draw on your spiritual resources including faith and prayer.
- Stay flexible and open to change.
- Respond to children's needs.
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