Fact: losing pets
Losing a pet can be very upsetting. People with pets or service animals may refuse to leave without them in an emergency. Include your clients' animals in any plans you develop.
Tip: drop-in service
A drop-in service for people with mental health concerns ran a session about how clients might feel if an emergency happened. They discussed what coping mechanisms they could use during an emergency and what they could do now to be prepared.