Mental Health
Substance Use
Suicidality
De-Escalation
100

Can Mental Health contribute to homelessness?

Yes

100

Can Substance Use contribute to Homelessness?

Yes

100

TRUE or FALSE: suicide is a symptom of mental health

TRUE

100

TRUE or FALSE: if someone is yelling at you, you should yell back louder

FALSE

200

TRUE or FALSE: individuals who have mental health issues will get over it with time

FALSE

200

TRUE or FALSE: Substance use can exacerbate mental health issues 

True

200

TRUE or FALSE: everyone who is depressed is suicidal

FALSE

200
TRUE or FALSE: When someone is escalating, you should invite everyone to come watch

FALSE

300

TRUE or FALSE: Quality nutrition, sleep, and exercise habits are linked to improved mental health.

TRUE

300

TRUE or FALSE: using alcohol is a good way to cope with life

FALSE

300

What do you do if someone is expressing suicidal thoughts?

Assess for a plan and methods. Call 911

300

Give an example of what you can say to help de-escalate someone 

400

What are some symptoms associated with poor Mental Health?

400

What are some side effects of substance use?

400

Karen states that she has been wanting to die. She mentions that she has been thinking about jumping off the roof of the building across the street. What do you do next?

Call 911

400

A client says that they hate you and that they know you are calling the CIA on them. What do you do next?

500

Describe some symptoms related to Manic Episodes

spending lots of money, irritability, high energy

500

Self medication means....

using substances to  help cope with mental health issues

500

How do you assess for any suicidality?

Ask them if they are thinking about killing themselves

500

Name some ways you can help de-escalate an individual 

actively listen, acknowledge their experience, be aware of your body language (e.g. hands on your sides vs across your chest)

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