Healthy Coping Skills
Unhealthy Coping Skills
Launch Pride

Name 3 healthy coping skills.

- Read a Book

- Writing/Drawing/Painting

- Listening to Music

- Spending Time with Friends/Family

- Go for a Walk

- Deep Breathing

- Meditation


Name one example of an unhealthy coping skill.

- Avoiding Help

- Fighting

- Yelling at others

- Harming others or yourself


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


True or False: 

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


Talking to others allows us to share our emotions and problems so that we do not have to go through them alone.


How do you make seven an even number?

Take out the "S" in the word seven.


Launch was founded how many years ago 

2012 - 9yrs ago 


Which of the coping skills below are unhealthy.

- Getting Fresh Air

- Talking to a Trusted Friend/Adult

- Destroying Property

- Hair pulling and eating it

- Exercising

- Playing Sports

- Taking Feelings Out on Others

- Yelling at someone you don't like


Name two unhealthy coping skills.

- indulging in preferred activity

- Sleeping too Much

- Eating too Much

- Avoiding the Problem

- Denial of the problem or MINIMIZING the issue


What are some benefits that you have experienced from using healthy coping skills?

- Feeling more relaxed

- Having a clear mind to help solve your problems

- Creating healthy relationships with others

- Being able to think about your response to a situation


True or False:

Every coping skill is healthy.


Some ways that we learn to cope are not healthy for us! (ex: fighting, eating too much, running from problems, etc.)


Why are ghosts bad liars?

Because you can see right through them!


What is Launch's Mascot 



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.


How can unhealthy coping skills negatively affect our lives?

Unhealthy Coping Skill: Hurt Ourselves, Hurt Others, Creates Problems, Lost Friendships


Exercise is a great coping skill that is good for your mind, body, and ____ .


Exercise helps you stay healthy mentally, physically, and spiritually.


True or False:

Coping skills are used to avoid problems in our lives.


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


How do you make fruit punch?

Give it a boxing lesson.


Name one of the founders of the school..who is currently a teacher 

Mr Kilgore (6th Grade Math)


Describe mindfulness. Is it a coping skill?

Mindfulness is when you center yourself in the present moment. It can be done through meditation, relaxation exercises, or just simply slowing down and taking notice of things that are currently around you. 

Yes, it is a coping skill!


John has a lot of stress from school. When he gets home, he gets easily agitated with his younger brother who asks him "what is wrong." He gets so anxious, in fact, from this incessant question that he yells at his brother to get his frustration out. 

Is this a healthy coping skill and why or why not?


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


What coping skills can be used to reduce stress? Name three that you would LIKE to do, but haven't done... either ever or at all.

- meditation

- talking with someone

- breathing exercises

- exercise

- mindfulness

- yoga


True or False:

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


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


What do you call two witches that live together?



Name the Habits of Heart and Mind

Integrity and Stewardship 

Imagination and Spirit

Kindness and Collaboration 

Dedication and Practice 


Name three things that you can journal about.

- Your Feelings (sad, happy, mad, motivated, etc.)

- Thoughts

- Favorite Activities 

- Goals 

- Future Events


Charlene gets in to a fight with her mom. She decides to leave the situation and go for a walk. Is this a healthy coping skill?


Going on a walk and leaving the situation is a great way to reduce stress and calm down. 


What do coping skills help us with?

Coping skills help us work through and process our emotions so that we can reduce the effect that stressors have on our lives.


True or False:

Coping skills are not important to your well-being.


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


What do you call a wizard from outer space that can fly?

A flying sorcerer!


How many counselors/Social workers does launch have?

5 (Bonus) 6 

Ms Robinson

Ms Marshall

Mr Warren 

Ms Crowther 

Ms Mc Cleod 

Bonus: Mr Kilgore


what is the doubting mind? how do we get rid of it?


why do we turn to the easiest way out? 


what is something that you do that is a benefit to your life?


True or False:

Some Coping Skills are not beneficial to improving your mental health.

True. Unhealthy coping skills are not beneficial to improving your mental health.  


daily double

Some months have 31 days, some have 30, how many have 28?

All months have 28 days!


if you could change one thing about your past, it would be..

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