Individual Coping Skills
Group Coping Skills
True or False
General Coping Skills
Show us how you cope!
100

How can listening to music or dancing be used as a coping skill?

Moving increases your energy and mood, focus, self-esteem and makes you feel good. It also decreases your stress!

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

It is brave to be yourself.

TRUE

100

What is 1 thing you would like to have for your Coping Mechanism Box? Share!

100

Name 1 thing you can See, Hear, Smell

200

How can participating in activities be used as a coping skill?

Participating in activities provides an opportunity to have fun, relax, and socialize with peers.

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

Pick 1 positive coping skill and then pick 1 person to share a different coping skill

exercise, art activities, talking to a friend, participating in activities, and many more!

200

What is something positive you know about yourself OR something you are good at?

Positive self talk. Talk to yourself how you would talk to people you care about.

300

How can creating art be used as a coping skill?

Art can be used as a way to express your emotions/feelings. Even cooking!

300

How can going out or 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

How does writing in a journal or coloring in a book helpful? How does it make you feel?

300

Show the group how to do the Lion's Breath exercise OR Box Breathing

400

What is 1 way you practice self-care?

Showers, manicures, and many more! 

400

How can spending time with my house mates help me cope?

Spending time with others decreases feelings of loneliness and stress, and increases feelings of enjoyment and happiness. It can help distract you from troubling thoughts.

400

I can talk to staff if I have a problem or need help.

TRUE

400
Share 1 way you can combine positive coping skills? Pick someone to share another.

TRUE! Example: Going for a walk while listening to music, coloring with friends

400

How can you help someone positively cope?

Accompany them, offer to help, offer to listen, show them what you have learned, give them space

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