Healthy Coping Skills
Unhealthy Coping Skills
True or False
Does it Require a Coping Skill?
Explain It!
100

What is a healthy coping skill that can help you relax?

100

What are benefits to using coping skills?

relief from negative feelings.

100

I don't need coping skills.

False

100

Your friend says something hurtful.

Yes!

100

What are 3 things that cause stress and why?

200

What can you do when you are overwhelmed with school work?

200

What is an unhealthy coping skill you could replace with a healthy coping skill?

200

Deep breathing, exercise, drawing, and talking to a friend are all types of coping skills.

True

200

You are walking to school and you see a child fall down and hurt himself.

Yes!

200

3 of my positive qualities are...

300

What is a healthy coping skill you have used this week?

300

What is an unhealthy coping skill you use or have used in the past?

300

Feeling sad is wrong.

False- emotions are important but how we handle emotions is where it counts. 

300

Your little brother is running around and unplugs the video game by accident while you are in the middle of a game.

Yes!

300

What are some coping skills you use or would like to try using?

400

What is a healthy coping skill to use when you're feeling lonely and isolated?

400

What is the difference between an unhealthy coping skill and a healthy coping skill? Extra points for examples of each!

They are both coping skills and therefore alleviate your negative feelings, however, the difference is...

Unhealthy Coping Skills only help to relieve your depression, anxiety, or stress while you're doing it or for the short term and may have negative impacts if used too often. (examples- substance use, self-harm, overeating, bullying or harming others, or too much screen time.)

Healthy Coping Skills help relieve your depression, anxiety, or stress for the longer and may have long-term benefits. (examples- exercise, finding hobbies and interests, being outside, walking, communicating your feelings to yourself and others, mindfulness practices.)

400

Taking time for yourself each day is not essential to coping with life's pressures. Double points for an example of what you can do.

False - it is important to make time for yourself to manage stress and peace.  

400

Summer break is coming soon. You are anxious about not being able to see your friends due to social distancing.

Yes

400

For you to believe or trust in someone, what characteristics must they possess?

500

What is a mindfulness practice that can help you calm your body and mind?

belly breathing or deep breaths, meditation, body scans, etc. 

500

When does watching tv, scrolling social media, sleeping, etc become an unhealthy coping tool, AND why?

When you are doing it all the time or more than any other coping skills

Because it does not help relieve your depression, anxiety, or stress long term; it only helps in the moment.

500

Expressing our feelings in words is the only healthy coping skill

FALSE !!!!!

We can draw, paint, do other arts and craft, journaling, and talking to someone you feel safe with.

500

You don't have anxiety or depression and things are going really well for you right now.

Yes!

500

What are 3 strengths that I posess?

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