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Organized Support Companion in an Emergency Situation Information. Resources. Peace of Mind. If you or a loved one has a mental health crisis, do you know what to do, where to go and how to get help? Now you do. With the Organized Support Companion in an Emergency Situation App (oscER), you have resources right at your fingertips at the time when you need them most. oscER is your guide to navigating psychiatric crisis situations in San Diego County, including: -Clear content on what to do Before, During and After a psychiatric crisis -Maps and phone numbers for walk-in centers, ERs and psychiatric hospitals -Professional answers about diagnoses, legal issues, treatment -Food, shelter and legal aid resources -Education about mental health disorders -Crisis line information -Spanish version With oscER, you can get information on: -Talking to emergency personnel -Understanding diagnoses -Arranging inpatient or housing placement afterwards -Finding legal aid -Understanding what their loved one is experiencing -Managing stress during the crisis When it comes to a psychiatric crisis, time is of the essence and knowledge is key. With oscER on your phone, tablet or computer, there is one less thing to be concerned about and one more reason to stay focused on the task at hand - getting help effectively and expediently. You don't have to be in a crisis to benefit from oscER It is good to educate the whole family beforehand on different types of mental illnesses, warning signs of suicide, common signs of relapse, what happens when you call 911, getting a correct diagnosis, and so much more...and it is all within a key tap or finger swipe. Prevention and intervention tools are key to avoiding a mental health emergency, or to help deescalate a tense situation. You will find soothing music and soundscapes in the oscER app to aid you in attaining rest and relaxation whenever you need it. Choose from a continuous loop of these sounds: -Rain Forest -Flute Music -Ocean Surf -Song Birds Let oscER be there for you during a time of need! Some privacy please Sometimes mental illness is a sensitive subject to talk or think about. The oscER app lets you peruse mental health information in the privacy of your own time and in your own way. With the resources it offers, you will feel less alone and more connected to the world of information and support available in San Diego. NAMI San Diego makes it happen The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI San Diego) developed oscER as an app that helps family and friends navigate a psychiatric emergency for a loved one, with regional resources, guidance and information. Support, education and advocacy is NAMI San Diego’s mission, and oscER is one way NAMI San Diego is bringing technology and health together to achieve mental wellness. Get in touch For more information on NAMI San Diego, please visit www.namisandiego.org or call 1-800-523-5933. Like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/namisandiego Or Tweet us at: twitter.com/namisandiego Instagram at: instagram.com/nami.san.diego If you have concerns or comments about oscER app, please contact us here: www.namisandiego.org/oscer-interest-form/

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Published by

NAMI San Diego

Copyright

2016 NAMI San Diego

Developed by

NAMI San Diego

Release date

6/30/2016

Approximate size

23.09 MB

Age rating

For ages 3 and up

Category

Medical

This app can

Access your Internet connection and act as a server.

Installation

Get this app while signed in to your Microsoft account and install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.

Language supported

English (United States)
Español (España, Alfabetización Internacional)




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