Mental Health
Emotions
Coping Skills
100

What is one way of staying mentally healthy? 

Therapy, Exercise, Sleep, Social Interactions, Creative Projects, Take Medications as Prescribed

100

What is the purpose of anxiety? 

It protects us from potential danger in the future.

100

Name one safe form of distraction. 

Music, Watching something, Playing a game, Talking to a friend
200

What is Mental Health? 

Our mental wellbeing. Thinking, Behaving, and Coping in adaptive ways. How we cope with life's challenges and stressors. Taking care of ourselves.
200
How do we know if our anxiety has become too much?

It interacts with our ability to live day to day life (e.g., eat, sleep, see people, go to school, etc.)

200
Name a safe coping skill that can be used at school. 

Ask teacher for a break, have a snack, draw or color, go to the bathroom and splash water on face, take deep breaths to calm self down

300

What are intrusive thoughts?

Negative, distressing thoughts that pop into our head and immediately cause our anxiety to go up. They are hard to get control of. 

300

What is Shame?

The feeling that we are somehow "bad" and need to hide. 

300

What is grounding? 

Focusing on the sights and sounds around us, in the present moment. 

400

Why is learning to take deep breaths important? 

It is one of the fastest ways we can calm our nervous system down. It interrupts the flight or fight response and makes our bodies less anxious and tense. It signals to our brains that we are safe.

400

What is the difference between shame and guilt?

Shame: feeling bad about who we are

Guilt: feeling bad about something we've done (this can be appropriate at times)

400

What is the new Mental Health Emergency 3 digit number?

988

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