Surely, we have many different crises in the life because the life is not a beautiful smooth kind road to cross easily; but sometimes we walk on sharp nails on the road of the life in order to cross .The sharp nails are the crises which we face in our life. Some of us have the abilities and cleverness to cross these nails to continue in the life and achieve their dreams, but the others fall quickly and can’t cross the road of the life.

So, we should look for the treatment / solutions to our crises quickly by meeting a psychotherapist or counsellor or psychologist.

Here, let’s discuss the crisis in simple information.

  1. WHAT IS CRICIS?

A crisis is a period of transition in the life of individual, family, or group. Presenting individuals with a turning point in their lives, which may be seen a challenge or a threat.

In terms of mental health, a crisis does not necessarily refer to a traumatic situation or event. It is the person’s reaction to an event. One person may be deeply affected by an event, whilst another does not suffer.

2- WHAT ARE RESPONSES TO CRICIS?

Responses to crisis can include: –

  1. PHYSICAL

Nausea, upset stomach, tremor, feeling, profuse sweating, chills, diarrhoea, dizziness, staying awake, asleep, headache, rapid breathing.

2- MENTAL

Slowed thinking, fearful thoughts, disorientation, memory problems, distressing, blaming, illogical thinking, intrusive thoughts, poor judgement, difficulty making decisions, feeling isolated, hopelessness, helplessness, anger, irritability.

3- EMOTOTIONAL

Anxiousness, guilt, fear, grief, denial, depression, sadness.

4- BEHAVIOURAL

Crying spells, extreme hyperactivity, conflicts with others, change in hygiene, change in self-care, change in social communication

3- WHAT IS CRISIS INTERVENTION?

Crisis intervention refers to the methods used to offer short term immediate help to individuals who have experienced an event that produces mental, physical, emotional and behavioural distress.

Crisis happens to everyone and intervention can take many forms, from family helping and support strategies to professional counselling counselling strategies aimed at helping the individuals.

Crisis intervention has several purposes. It aims to reduce the intensity of the person’s physical, mental, emotional, behavioural reactions to crisis.