How to Prepare for a Crisis
Please see NAMI.org for suggestions on how to be prepared for a crisis. https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Family-Members-and-Caregivers/Being-Prepared-for-a-Crisis
How can I convey information about a family member to mental health organizations?
This file, is a form to provide a means for family members to communicate about their relative's mental health history pursuant to AB 1424. Part B lists history and shows what works.
County Authorization to Release Information
An Advance Directive provides a way for people to direct their own healthcare. A person can use an Advance Directive to spell out her wishes regarding physical and mental healthcare and to select someone to make health care decisions when she is unable to do so. It can be useful to complete this form when you are feeling well and to give to your providers during a crisis.
Advanced Directive Form