Let's be real! (Myth or Fact)
Individual Coping Skills
True or False
Miscellaneous
Do you Know
100

Mental Health Issues are rare

 

Myth. Approximately 1 in 5 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 24 report a mental disorder, substance abuse or learning disability.

100

When you are angry, this is the coping skill that helps you most

100

“Instant Fixes” for stress exist.

(False)

100

Name 3 symptoms of Depression

Feelings of despair and hopelessness feeling detached from life and those around you continued fatigue or loss of energy feelings of sadness – crying for no apparent reason inability to concentrate or make decisions, thoughts of suicide, changes in eating or sleeping patterns persistent.    

100

What is the depressant drug found in some beverages that slows down the central nervous system and harms body organs?

Alcohol

200

People with mental illnesses will not get better.

Myth. Once diagnosed, mental illness is treatable. While it is not usually “cured”, it can be effectively managed. Most people with mental disorders live productive and positive lives while receiving treatments for their mental illness.

200
When you are depressed, this is the coping skill that helps you most.


200

No thought or feeling is wrong in itself, it is what we do with it that really counts

True

200

Name at least 3 long term affects of alcohol on the body and mind.

Lead to cancer of the mouth, esophagus, affects part of the brain and nervous system, and psychiatric problems.

200

What is the term used when someone uses an illegal drug or intentionally misuses a prescription drug?

Drug Abuse

300

Mental disorders are a consequence of bad parenting or personal weakness.

Myth. The main risk factors for mental illness are not bad parenting or personal weakness but rather genetics, severe and prolonged stress, or other environmental influences, and brain chemistry.

300
When you want to give up, this is the coping skill that helps you the most


300

Taking time for yourself each day is essential to coping with life’s pressures.

True

300

What is the Alcoholics Anonymous?

This group helps alcoholics.

300

The continued need for the effects of a drug even though those effects harm the body, mind, and relationships is called what?

Drug Dependence

400

If someone in your family has a mental illness, you are more likely to develop one as well.

Fact. Although you will not necessarily develop any kind of mental illness, if someone in your family has a mental disorder you will be at higher risk. So, if you start to experience the symptoms of a mental disorder it will be important for you to see a health provider as soon as possible to determine if you have a problem that will require treatment.

400
Name 5 coping skills that are most effective for you


400

All stress is out of your control

False

400

What is the primary purpose of AA?

To stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

400

What is an unwanted change in the body that is not related to the main purpose of a drug?

Side Effect

500

Males attempt suicide more often than females do.

Myth. Females attempt approximately 4 times as often. However, males have a higher rate of death. This is because men tend to use more violent methods.

500
When you feel out of control, this is the coping skill that helps you the most.


500

No one can help me with my stress. I’m all alone.

False

500

About four in 10 automobile accidents involve alcohol abuse. True or False?

True

500

What are two types of drug dependence?

Physical and Psychological dependence.

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