True or False
Stress/Anger
Coping Skills
Substance Use
General
100

People with severe mental illness are more likely to be violent

False

100

One physical or mental sign that you or someone else might be getting angry/are angry 

Knots in your stomach, clenching your hands or jaw, feeling clammy or flushed, breathing faster, headaches, pacing or needing to walk around, “seeing red", trouble concentrating, pounding heart, tensing your shoulders

100

What is the definition of a coping skill

Tools and techniques you can use to help you handle difficult emotions, decrease stress, and establish or maintain a sense of internal order

100

People often use substances to _______ symptoms of mental health issues.

Cope with/Ignore/Suppress

100

A symptom of depression is a persistently ________ mood.

Sad/Unhappy/Depressed

200

People with mental health needs aren't as productive at work as people without mental health needs

False

200

Two types of stress

Eustress (Normal level of stress that produces positive feelings of excitement, fulfillment, meaning, satisfaction, and well-being) and Distress (State of severe anxiety or strain)

There is also chronic stress & acute stress

200

One unhealthy coping skill

Gambling, substance use, isolating, binge eating/starving, self-harm, avoidance, dangerous behaviors (Driving fast)

200

The proper name for an "upper"

Stimulant

200

What is the most commonly diagnosed mental illness among adults in America

Anxiety

300

One in four adults in America suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year 

True

300

Physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival

Flight/fight/freeze response

300

This coping skills involves putting your thoughts down on paper 

Journaling

300

Alcohol disrupts the parts of the brain development responsible for memory and ______________.

Judgement/Decision-making/Logic

300

What is one potential sign of anxiety in children?

Clinging/Fear of separation, Refusing to speak in school/School refusal, Physical ailments (Headache, stomachache), Repetitive behaviors

400

Talking with your friends/family is just as effective as talking with a therapist

False

400

What part(s) of the brain is/are responsible for anger?

Anger starts with the amygdala stimulating the hypothalamus, much like in the fear response. In addition, parts of the prefrontal cortex may also play a role in anger.

400

Phrases you can say to yourself to get through difficult times

Mantras/Affirmations/positive self-talk

400

The length of time marijuana remains in the body

One month or more

400

What does "Comorbidity" mean in terms of mental illness

When an individual has two or more disorders at the same time. The interaction between these two disorders has the potential to worsen the course of both 

500

Mental illnesses are more common than cancer, diabetes, or heart disease

True

500

What are three causes of life stress

The death of a loved one, Divorce, Loss of a job, Increase in financial obligations, Getting married, Moving to a new home, Chronic illness or injury, Emotional problems (depression, anxiety, anger, grief, guilt, low self-esteem), Taking care of an elderly or sick family member, Traumatic event (such as a natural disaster, theft, rape, or violence against you or a loved one)

500

This type of coping skills can involve utilizing the five senses, counting, visualizing, and/or reciting phrases

Grounding technique 

500

In 2019, what percentage of American high school students stated that they drank alcohol at some point during a time span of 30 days

29%

500

The ability to respond to situations with a range of emotions in a manner that is socially acceptable, as well as the ability to delay reactions as needed

Emotional Regulation

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