Mental Health Facts
Celebrities
Mental Health Diagnoses
Substance Use
Name the Cognitive Distortion
100

1 in __ U.S. adults experience mental illness each year. 

A) 5

B) 10

C) 15

A) 5

100

This celebrity admitted herself into a clinic for addiction and self-harm in 2010 where she learned she had bipolar disorder. She continues to be open about her struggles with substance use, eating, and bipolar disorders and advocate for awareness.

A) Camila Cabello

B) Miley Cyrus

C) Demi Lovato

C) Demi Lovato

100

People with ______ may have symptoms including: depressed mood most of the day, nearly every day; loss of interest or pleasure in activities; insomnia or hypersomnia; fatigue/loss of energy; feelings of worthlessness or guilt; difficulty concentrating; or thoughts of death.

Major depressive disorder (MDD)

100

______ is the return to drug or alcohol use after an attempt to stop. It indicates the need for more or different treatment.

Relapse

100

Predicting the future or the outcome of an event

Jumping to conclusions

200

__% of U.S. adults with mental illness received treatment in 2018.

A) 21%

B) 43%

C) 64%

B) 43%

200

This celebrity suffered from severe depression and contemplated suicide when she was a single mother and a struggling writer in her 20s.

A) Harper Lee

B) J. K. Rowling

C) Anne Rice

B) J. K. Rowling

200

People with ______ disorder experience periods of unusually intense emotion (i.e. mania or depression), changes in sleep patterns and activity/energy levels, and unusual behaviors.

Bipolar

200

After alcohol, ______ has the highest rate of dependence or abuse among all drugs.

Marijuana

In 2013, 4.2 million Americans met clinical criteria for dependence or abuse of marijuana in the past year—more than twice the number for dependence/abuse of prescription pain relievers (1.9 million) and nearly five times the number for dependence/abuse of cocaine (855,000).

200

Assuming the worst will happen

Castrophizing

300

The average delay between onset of mental illness symptoms and treatment is __________. 

A) 7 months

B) 1 year

C) 6 years

D) 11 years

D) 11 years

300

This comedian/actor is diagnosed with ADHD and OCD.

A) Will Smith

B) Kevin Hart

C) Howie Mandel

C) Howie Mandel

300

The symptoms of ______ fall into three categories: positive, negative, and cognitive.


Positive = hallucinations and/or delusions

Negative = flat affect; reduced feeling of pleasure; reduced speaking; difficulty beginning/sustaining activities

Cognitive = trouble with attention; poor ability to understand info & use it for decisions

Schizophrenia

300

On average, __ Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.

A) 50

B) 85

C) 100

D) 130

D) 130

From 1999 to 2017, more than 700,000 people have died from a drug overdose. From 1999-2017, almost 400,000 people died from an overdose involving any opioid, including prescription and illicit opioids.

300

Assuming others are thinking negatively about you

Mind reading

400

Depression and anxiety disorders cost the global economy ____ in lost productivity each year

A) 1 million

B) 1 billion

C) 1 trillion

C) 1 trillion

400

This celebrity has been vocal about how he slipped into a depression after injuries ended his projected football career. He also struggled with depression after witnessing his mother attempt to take her own life when he was 15-years-old.

A) Dwayne Johnson

B) Mark Harmon

C) Tommy Lee Jones

D) Dean Cain

A) Dwayne Johnson

400

People with ______ have repeated thoughts, urges, or mental images that cause anxiety, and/or repetitive behaviors, which they feel the urge to do in response to these thoughts or urges.

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

400

Most drugs affect the brain's reward circuit by flooding it with the chemical messenger ______. Surges of this chemical in the reward circuit cause the reinforcement of pleasurable but unhealthy activities, leading people to repeat the behavior again and again.

A) Norepinephrine

B) Dopamine

C) Glutamate

D) Serotonin

B) Dopamine

400

Blaming yourself for something that is not in your control

Personalization

500

Suicide is the ___ leading cause of death among people aged 10-34 in the U.S 

A) 2nd

B) 4th

C) 6th

D) 8th

B) 2nd

(unintentional injury is the 1st)

500

This actor has been open about his struggles with bipolar disorder and drug abuse. He wrote a book published in 2017 titled "Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions."

A) Russell Brand

B) Denzel Washington

C) Leonardo DiCaprio

D) Michael B. Jordan

A) Russell Brand

500

______ can develop after exposure to a potentially traumatic event that is beyond a typical stressor. People who experience this disorder may have persistent, frightening thoughts and memories of the event(s), experience sleep problems, feel detached or numb, or may be easily startled.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

500

Dual diagnosis (aka co-occurring disorder) is when someone experiences a mental illness and a substance use disorder simultaneously. In 2018, __ million U.S. adults had a dual diagnosis. 

A) 3.6

B) 9.2

C) 12.8

D) 15.3

B) 9.2 million

500

Assuming that because you feel a certain way that it must be true

Emotional reasoning

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