Healthy Coping Skills
Unhealthy Coping Skills
Coping Consequences
True or False
How Would You Handle It?
100

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

Take a break, talk with a friend, exercise, do something that makes you feel good...but then come right back and finish your school work.

100

When is sleep an unhealthy coping skill?

Sleep can be an unhealthy skill when you sleep to avoid what is bothering you.

100

What is a potential consequence of running out of the classroom when you are mad?

Getting into even more trouble.

100

Coping skills are only used to help you relax.

False

100

You are playing a board game and notice your friend is cheating.

Great response!

200

Name coping skill that can help you relax.

Listen to calming music, color, read a book, talk with a friend, or play with your pet.

200

What is an unhealthy coping skill when you are angry? 

Hitting, yelling, or destroying property.

200

What is a potential consequence of physically fighting?

Getting hurt or hurting someone.

200

Everybody has the same coping skills.

False.

200

You are sitting in class working and notice someone is tapping their pencil really loud.

Nice way to handle that without making the problem worse!!

300

Name a coping skill if you are feeling overwhelmed and lonely.  

Take deep breaths, call or text a friend, read a book, color, draw, or talk with a grown-up.

300

What is an unhealthy coping skill when you are sad?

Keeping your feelings inside will only make you feel worse.

300

What is a potential consequence of using unhealthy coping skills?

You could get hurt or hurt someone.

300

You need to practice your coping skills, even when you're not feeling distressed. 

True.

300

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

What a great way to keep your cool!!

400

Describe mindfulness.

Mindfulness is being aware of your feelings.

Mindfulness can help with big or powerful emotions.

400

What is the opposite of expressing your feelings?

Keeping your feelings bottled inside.

400

What is a potential consequence of ignoring or not feeling your feelings?

Keeping your feelings inside can build up and cause you to feel worse.

400

You only need a few coping skills. 

False.

400

A classmate at school tries to talk to you about something that makes you feel uncomfortable.

Way to go!!

500

Name three healthy coping skills you use.

Nice job!!

500

What is an unhealthy coping skill when you are anxious? 

Taking your feelings out on someone else or ignoring what is making you anxious.

500

What is a potential consequence of withdrawing from family and friends? 

They won't know how you are feeling, and our friends and family really want to help us.

500

Taking care of yourself is selfish.

False.

500

You are upset because you hit your brother when you were angry earlier.

Fantastic!!

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