It’s hard to predict how long you may need to stay away from home when a hurricane or other natural disaster strikes. Here’s a list of items you and those who depend on you may need.
What to bring if you need to leave:
✓ Cell phone and power cord.
✓ Personal Information: Identification card, birth certificates, passports, visas, permanent resident papers, and work permits.
✓ Money: bank account information, checkbook, ATM card, credit card, debit card, and cash.
✓ Keys: house, car, and place of work.
✓ Car: driver’s license and car registration documents.
✓ Medical: prescribed medications, medical devices, and other medicines you regularly take.
✓ Home information: copies of mortgage paperwork or lease and rental agreements.
✓ Contacts: address book or cell phone with contacts.
✓ Valuables: Family photos, jewelry, small items of sentimental value.
✓ Clothing and toiletries.
✓ Distractions: books, small toys, and comfort items.
✓ HD related items: - List of medications
- Treatment team contact information
- Psychiatrist contact information
- Copies of medical records (e.g. psychiatric reports, Community Treatment Orders)
- Information about aggressive behaviors
- Copy of Durable Power of Attorney
This Safety Plan helps put the information you need in one place. If you need help filling it out, you can work with a member of your HD Treatment team or a HD Reach staff member.