Individual Coping Skills
Group Coping Skills
True or False
General Coping Skills
Humor
100

What coping strategy is most helpful to you?

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100

How can helping another person be used as a coping skill?

Helping others can improve our mood and make us feel good about ourselves.

100

The best way to deal with negative emotions and stressors is to find healthy ways to express them.

TRUE

100

Name 1-3 negative coping skills.

Self-harm, substance use, withdraw/isolation, fighting, bottling feelings up, etc.

100
What gets wetter the more it dries?
A towel
200

Describe a time you used a healthy coping skill

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200

How can talking to a family member be used as a coping skill?

Talking to someone about your problems/stressors allows you to express your emotions and feelings and get everything out in the open rather than bottling it up.

200

All stress is out of your control.

FALSE

200

Name 1-3 positive coping skills.

deep breathing, exercise, art, music, meditation, journaling, TV, talking to friends/family, asking for help, etc.

200
What can you catch, but not throw?
A cold
300

What coping skill(s) do you want to try but haven't attempted?

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300

How can going for a walk with a friend be used as a coping skill?

Not only is walking good exercise, but doing this activity with a friend provides an opportunity to talk about your stessors and improve your overall mood.

300

Taking time for yourself each day will help you cope with stress.

TRUE

300

When you are angry, what coping skill is most helpful?

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300
What goes around the world but stays in a corner?
A stamp
400

What coping skill(s) have you tried that didn't work for you?

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400

How can socializing with others be used as a coping skill?

Socializing with others decreases feelings of loneliness, stress, and boredom, and increases feelings of enjoyment and happiness.

400
All stress is bad stress.
FALSE
400

When you are upset, what coping skill is most helpful?

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400
I have holes in my top, bottom, left, right, and middle but I can still hold water. What am I?
A sponge
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