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Self-Care Strategies for Resilience

Self-Care Strategies for Resilience

In a medical emergency, please call 911.

In a mental or behavioral health crisis, call 988.

Activities to help you take a step back, breathe, and focus on your well-being.


  • Have a daily routine.
  • Take breaks.
  • Practice mindfulness.
  • Journal.
  • Express your feelings.
  • Check in on your mental health professional, such as a therapist, counselor, or doctor.


  • Walk, exercise, or go outside.
  • Set a sleep routine; rest and restore.
  • Meditation and yoga.
  • Take deep, slow breaths.
  • Drink lots of water and fuel your body with nutritious foods.


  • Ask for help.
  • Reach out to people you love and care about.
  • Practice digital wellness ? limit social media and phone usage in times of relaxation.
  • Set boundaries for yourself.
  • Connect with people and activities that inspire you.


  • Create a retreat space in home or office setting.
  • Distance yourself from unhealthy environments, if able.
  • Listen to calming or relaxing spa / jazz music.
  • Get sunlight and fresh air every day.

For more information, resources, and training information, please reach out to the Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention at SuicidePrevention.nv.gov.