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Name 3 reasons why people might hesitate to get help.

They don't want to "burden anyone else with their problems", stigma, asking for help, it's hard to discuss, etc.


This is the practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being, happiness during periods of stress.



Medication is the only treatment method that works for mental health problems.

False- Medication can be helpful, and is might be necessary, but other methods such as counseling or therapy can also be very helpful.


This ex-Disney star, who is also a well-known recording artist, has been battling depression since her teens.

Miley Cyrus 


Which of these famous historical figures experienced mental health problems?

A. Abraham Lincoln B. Winston Churchill C. Florence Nightingale D. All of the above

D. All of the above


Name 2 results of being low on sleep.

Becoming irritable and angry, poor decision making, poor performance in school/work, changes in mood, etc.


Name 2-3 benefits of having healthy coping skills.

Ability to decrease symptoms of depression or cravings, better management of emotions, improve self esteem, etc.


Humans only use 10% of their brains.

False-researchers show that most of our brains is in use most of the time, even when resting or sleeping.


This renowned swimming Olympic champion also has ADHD.

Michael Phelps 


Nomophobia is the fear of a. names, b. anxiety of not having your phone c. being near bodies of water

B. Phones-The phobia is characterized by feelings of anxiety that arise from being out of a phone's range of service, or not having your phone charged


Define what a negative core belief is.

Negative core beliefs are judgmental and potentially harmful beliefs held about yourself, others, or the world.

For 300 points, name 2 ways to challenge negative core beliefs.


Counting 5-4-3-2-1 senses, progressive muscle relaxation are all examples of....

Grounding techniques/DBT skills


Perseverating on cognitive distortions can make the negative emotions go away.

False-This can cause the opposite, leading to negative self thinking and thoughts.


This famous singer, known for her monstrous fan base, also has PTSD and is open about her mental health.  

Lady Gaga 


What does the "C" in CBT mean?

A. Count B. Cognitive C. Combining



Name 3 things you should check when you are communicating with someone.

Body language, eye contact, vocal tone, what words to say, being assertive of your opinion


Name this skill: Clearing your mind and focusing on your breath can help you relax.

deep breathing/meditation


People with mental illness often have slightly lower IQs than the rest of the population.

False-Mental illness is often correlate with higher creativity.


This famous actor, known for his methodic acting, has obsessive compulsive disorder.

Leonardo DiCaprio 


With practice, connections between these parts in your brain are made stronger and build up just like muscles do with repetition. The name of these connectors in the brain are:

A. Tendons B. Ligaments C. Synapses



Name one example of setting healthy boundaries and explain why boundaries are important.

Boundaries help us meet our own needs, help build strong relationships, be respectful towards ourselves and others.


This type of thinking happens when 'blowing up' the outcome of a situation, thinking of the worst possible outcome.

Maximizing (catastrophizing) 

For extra 500, name one way to handle this way of thinking.


If someone in your family has a mental illness, you will also be diagnosed with a mental illness.

False. Although some illnesses seem to have a genetic link, just because someone in your family has a mental illness does not mean that you will have one, too. Everybody has their own genetic makeup and you are an individual.


This famous rapper, who recently retired in July 2020, came out to be diagnosed with derealization disorder.



Shutting off all screens at least 30 minutes before bedtime (computers, cell phones, TV, video games) helps your body produce this hormone that is helpful for sleep: 

A. Cortisol B. Adrenaline C. Melatonin


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