Healthy Coping Skills
Unhealthy Coping Skills
True or False
Does it require a coping skill?
Random
100

Name three healthy coping skills you can use when you are sad.

Think of happy thoughts, talk to an adult, move your body, listen to music, talk to a friend

100

Name two unhealthy coping skills.

Yelling, hitting, throwing something, hiding, punching

100

True or False:

Coping skills are not important to your well-being.

FALSE

Coping skills create a sense of calmness, confidence, and inner-peace. They are important for your overall health.

100

When you are eating lunch at school with your friends.

No

100

Which of the following is a benefit of using healthy coping skills?

a.) they reduce stress

b.) they allow us to create better relationships

c.) they allow us to have a healthy mind and body

d.) all of the above

d.) all of the above

200

Name a healthy coping skill that you use or want to start using.

- Reading

- Writing/Journaling

- Listening to music

- Talking to friends/family

- Taking a walk

- Deep breathing

- Meditation

200

Cassidy has a lot of stress from school. When she gets home, she yells at her mom to get her frustration out. Is this a healthy coping skill?

No

Talking with someone is a great coping skill. However, yelling is unhealthy and it may cause issues in our relationships.

200

True or False:

It is ok to walk away when you are angry.

True

200

You have opened your lunch box and discovered you've forgotten to pack a spoon with your lunch.

Yes - use problem solving skills

300

How can unhealthy coping skills negatively affect your life?

When we use an unhealthy coping skill we can hurt ourselves, hurt others, cause more problems that we have to deal with.

300

True or False: 

You can talk to an adult when you are sad.

True

300

You mom tells you it is time to stop playing your game and come inside for dinner. 

Yes - positive self-talk, deep breaths

400

True or False:

Every coping skill is healthy.

FALSE

Some ways that we learn to cope are not healthy for us.

400

True or False: 

Talking to others about problems in our lives is a healthy coping skill.

True

400

Suzie gets in to a fight with her mom.

Yes

She may need to take space from the situation and use coping skills to help calm down. 

500

True or False:

Coping skills help you focus on the important things in your life.

TRUE

When we can cope with problems in our lives, it is easier to focus on everything else that is important to us.

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