Hospital staff/procedures
True or Fale
Exercise
Coping Skills
Mental Health
100

What is the name of this hospital?

INOVA Fairfax Hospital

100

Everyone has mental health

TRUE

While not everyone is diagnosed with mental illness, everyone has and can struggle with mental health. For example, someone who is very sad, doesn't necessarily mean they have depression.

100

Exercise is good for your body and your ____

Mind

Exercise releases endorphins which are "happy" hormones and can help to make you feel good

100

True or False. Coping skills are something you have to learn. 

False

100

What is a mental illness characterized by a low mood and loss of interest in activities?

Depression

But just because you may experience this, does not always mean you are depressed

200

What time are visiting hours?

Monday-Friday 5:30-6:30pm

200

If you're feeling sad one day, you are depressed

FALSE

200

Exercise can help to relieve what?

Stress

200

This coping skill can be used to help calm you down, anytime, anywhere without anyone noticing.

What is deep breathing / breathing techniques?

200

It is important to take these as prescribed?

Medications


300

Name one of your nurses today

*Individual answer

300

Medications for mental illness help

TRUE

Mental illnesses may require medications to manage. Just like you would take ibuprofen or dayquil when you have the flu, medications can be prescribed to help treat mental illness

300

How many minutes of exercise should you include in your daily routine?

30 minutes

300

True or False. Coping skills can only be used when you are home alone.

False. They can be used anytime!

300

What does it mean to have high self-esteem?

It means you feel good about yourself.

400

Name one Mental Health Counselor here today

*Depends each day

400

If you have a mental illness, you will have it for life

FALSE

While some mental illnesses may need management throughout your life, some illnesses are treatable and are able to be conquered!

400

Exercise helps this system which includes your heart, blood vessels and blood

Cardiovascular

400

Name two positive coping skills and one negative coping skill.

*Individual answer

400

Name one reason why people hesitate to get help.

Any of the following count for the points:

Don't want to "burden anyone else with their problems"

It is hard to talk about

Talking makes them feel vulnerable

Fear of being judged

Stigma of talking to doctors or counselors

Don't know who to tell

Don't think the problem is "serious enough"

500

What is today's group theme?

We have social group, medication group, coping skills group, music group, movement group, healthy living group, OT group, and discharge planning

500

Having mental illness means you are weak

FALSE!!!

You will need to learn how to manage your illness, but this does not make you weak. In fact, it makes you strong!

500

What is a form of exercise we do everyday?

Walking

500

Name a one coping skill for each that you can do inside, outside, and both?

Individual answers

500

What is mental health?

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices

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