Principles of Mental Health Nursing

Principles of Mental Health Nursing-

Module 09 Written Assignment – Crisis: Community Resources Pamphlet

Purpose of Assignment: To demonstrate an understanding of recognizing a client in crisis as well as providing education of crisis intervention techniques, including effective coping mechanisms, for a client in crisis.


This assignment will require the development of an educational pamphlet. Word or Publisher may be used to create/format the pamphlet.


As part of the outpatient clinic’s client educational tools, you have been asked to create a supplemental tool for clients who may be experiencing a crisis. In the form of a pamphlet, provide information regarding the following:

1. Describe types of crises

2. Signs and symptoms of those experiencing a crisis including a description of the levels of anxiety

3. Describe coping mechanisms including examples of positive and negative coping styles

4. Identify resources

· Available community resources

· Identify possible support systems


· Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)

· Professional organization, style, and mechanics in APA format

· APA format and in-text citation

· References – must contain professional references, published within the past 5 years