CrisisHandoutCoverThis four-page handout was edited by Clarextina and Will and Icarus member contributors, drawing from material in Navigating the Space, and turned into a beautiful design by Clarextina. It presents key things to think about when you are dealing with mental health crisis.

Ready to download on 8.5″ x 17″ double sided paper and fold.


Taking Care of the Basics

Poster: Taking Care of the Basics

This is a comic Sophie Crumb made for us about being sure you eat good food, sleep, exercise, take your meds/herbs/etc., and have some kind of schedule.


Dangerous Gifts Support Group Poster: Dangerous Gifts Support Group

This image, a comic about looking for your people at the “National Association for the Eradication of Mental Illness” and finding them at The Icarus Project instead, was designed by Becky Cloonan.


support_comic_poster.previewFirst Aid for Emotional Trauma

A two-page handout on what emotional trauma is and how to work to heal it, written by Will Hall and based on Peter Levine, Hakomi, Judith Herman, and Process-Oriented Psychology. 12-08 update: this flyer is in use by the Bay Area Crititical Incident Stress Management team.


Madness First Aid Kit Handout

This handout to print and fold offers a wealth of tools for dealing with madness and keeping ourselves well and healthy, created by Sonny Kentucky sonnykentucky(at)gmail(dot)com.


Help Getting to Sleep

A simple handout on helping people get to sleep.


taking_care_basics.previewGroup Facilitation

A collection of cool teachings on group facilitation borrowed mostly from the Rockwood Institute for a Freedom Center training, downloadable as a pdf. Also I added some interesting handouts from the Aspirationtech open source developers’ conference.