Individuals undergoing overstimulation or emotional crisis often reach out towards anything they see as “solid” in order to reorient themselves with the world. If the participant becomes agitated, remain...
What is a Green Dot?
A "green dot" is someone who is experiencing an emotional emergency.
That may be because someone consumed a substance that has put them in an altered and agitated state.
That may be because someone has not slept in 3 days, has eaten nothing but sour gummy worms for days, and has drank a total of a half a cup of water and a sangria in that time. ...and then their partner took off with someone and hasn't been back in a day.
For whatever reason, this person is a green dot. While we will likely end up transferring them to the Zendo when they have a bed available, your interactions with them are going to have a major effect on shaping their experience.
We've include some skills training to help give you some ideas about ways you may be able to help them.