By Kathy Day
Many people who experience psychosis experience anxiety and anger so severe that they strike out at walls, doors, and furniture. This is not the same thing as being a danger to themselves or a danger to others. It can become a dangerous situation if it’s not handled well by family or others in the vicinity, and learning the proper skills to deescalate situations like this are important to learn. (You can learn these skills from a MyHealios coach, by the way!).
It’s important to help our loved ones calm down. That’s not always easy when the voices are strong and our loved ones can no longer stand the torture. We can help by reducing stimulation, by never yelling at them when this happens, and sometimes by playing soothing music... Read more