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Reasons for Living Resource
A resource developed to support autistic adults in writing a list of reasons to live to cope with suicidal ideation and / or a suicidal crisis.
This resource can be used as a guide in writing a list of reasons to live. The list can be written by an autistic adult with or without support. The resource explains how to use the list, how it can be supportive to have a list of reasons to live, and suggestions on when to use it.
A resource developed to aide crisis center workers in identifying and supporting autistic callers/ texters who are in crisis.
The resource has successfully been used by other professionals as well, such as first responders, mental health providers, and staff working with autistic adults in group homes. The toolkit is helpful for anyone with an autistic person in their life.
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