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Emotional Stages

Predictable Stages of Emotional Responses among Family Members
  • I. Dealing with catastrophic events
    Crisis/Chaos/Shock
    Denial: "normalizing"
    Hoping against hope
    NEEDS: *Support *Comfort *Empathy for confusion *Help finding resources *Crisis intervention *Prognosis *Empathy for pain *NAMI
  • II. Learning to cope
    Anger/Guilt/Resentment
    Recognition
    Grief
    NEEDS: *Vent feelings *Keep hope *Education *Self-care *Networking *Skill training *Letting go *Cooperation from system *NAMI
  • III. Moving into advocacy: "CHARGE!"
    Understanding
    Acceptance
    Advocacy/Action
    NEEDS: *Activism *Restoring balance in life *Responsiveness from system *NAMI



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