Emotional Regulation
Coping skills
Recovery Trivia
Feelings
Emotions
100

What two things have to be in balance when focusing on well-being?

Physical and Mental health

100

What does H.A.L.T mean and how do you use it to cope?

Hungry, angry, lonely, tired.

100

Is the fastest addicting drug

What is Nicotine?

100

______ are neither good or bad

Feelings

100

True or False: Suppressed emotions gets held in the body and create a host of downstream effects, including anxiety, depression, stress-related illness, all the way to substance abuse and suicide

True

200

What are the five senses?

Sight, hearing, taste, touch, smell

200

True or False: You only use coping skills when you are in distress

False, you should practice using coping skills when you are in a good mood and a bad mood. This helps your brain practice more and remember.

200

This is the name of the founder of AA

Who is Bill Wilson?

200

To manage anger, it is important to understand what your ________ are.

Triggers

200

What is the first step of processing emotions

To notice the emotion

300

Our body's automatic response when there is a perceived threat of harm

"Fight, flight, or freeze"

300

Healthy coping skills help us:

a.) Deal with stressors in our lives

b.) Work through our emotions and problems

c.) Process our thoughts and emotions

d.) All of the above

d.) All of the above

Using healthy coping skills allow us to take a minute and process what is happening with our emotions, stressors, thoughts, and problems.

300

The year AA was founded

What is 1935?

300

_______ is a feeling of unhappiness, gloom, or having the blues

Sadness

300

not talking about it

not thinking about it

pushing it deep down inside

pushing it in the back of your mind

not going near the person/thing

ignoring it

avoiding

400

Replacement thoughts, behavior chain, thought stopping, positive self-talk, counting backwards, grounding activity, visualization

Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques 

400

True or False:

Coping skills are used to avoid problems in our lives.

FALSE!

Coping skills help us work through our problems and emotions. You do not want to avoid these! Avoiding is considered an unhealthy coping skill

400

Information or an emergency kit to help an individual from using again

What is a relapse prevention plan?

400

__________ is having an expectation of no good or no success

Hopelessness

400

What is the most important part to remember when trying to accept an emotion?

Shaming yourself feel for feeling the feeling.

500

Why is it important to focus on both physical and mental well-being as opposed to just focusing on one?

Mental and physical well-being are inter-connected and when one is off balance, it will affect the other.

500

Name the most difficult coping skill to master.

Meditation/mindfulness 

500

Normal neurobiological event characterized by the need to increase the dose over time to obtain the original effect. (In other words, higher doses are needed to produce the same "high".)

What is tolerance?



500

_________ means we have a sense of powerlessness over our situation, or feeling that we are unable to help ourselves.

Helplessness

500

How do you allow and release emotions?

You allow your thoughts about the event and emotion to come and pass without stopping them and without making yourself feel bad for them.

You do a coping skill to help you let go of the emotion like screaming into a pillow, punching a pillow, throwing a ball at the wall, breaking things that are okay to break, boxing, exercise, running, writing in a journal, coloring, it can be anything that helps get the emotion out

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