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Around what percentage of teens say they have access to a smartphone?

A) 50%

B) 75%

C) 95%

D) 100%

C) 95%


What are the two most common mental health disorders among youth?

Depression and Anxiety

Why do we use coping skills?

To calm down/feel better


These are commonly abused drugs

Alcohol, Methamphetamine, Nicotine, Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Pain killers, etc. 


True or false: Social support does NOT play a role in mental health. 

False: Those with social support report feeling more connected with others.


Truth or myth: Many teens feel addicted to their smartphone.

Truth: Nearly half (47 percent) of teens who have a smartphone say they are “addicted” to it. 


What percentage of youth ages 13-18 live with a mental health condition?

A) 5%

B) 20%

C) 60%

D) 100%

B) 20% of youth ages 13-18 live with a mental health condition


Name two unhealthy coping skills.

Fighting, substance use, self-harm, avoidance, etc.


Truth or myth: Users can become addicted to marijuana.

Truth: 9% of users become addicted to marijuana


Give an example of how to ask for support. 

See a counselor/therapist, talk to a parent or adult, reach out to friends, etc.


Name the top two most commonly used social media outlets by teens. 

Snapchat is the favorite social media of teens, with 41 percent saying they use it the most. Instagram is next, with 22 percent.


Truth or myth: LGBTQ individuals are 2 or more times more likely as straight individuals to have a mental health condition. 



List three coping skills that you can use at school.

Talking with friends, deep breathing, listening to music, muscle relaxation, grounding, etc.


The rate of vaping among 12th grade students has increased by nearly what percentage?

A) 10%

B) 25%

C) 40%

D) 50%

D) 50%


Name three signs that someone might be thinking about hurting or killing themselves.

Verbal threats, changes in behavior (withdrawal, failing classes, increased sub. use), depression, past attempts, preoccupation with death, final arrangements, etc.


What percentage of teens say they have been cyberbullied?

A) 13%

B) 36%

C) 50%

D) 75%

A) About 1 in 10 teens (13 percent) say they have been cyberbullied.

More than 1 in 5 teens (23 percent) say they have tried to help someone who has been cyberbullied.


List 5 symptoms of depression.

  • Persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” mood
  • Feelings of hopelessness, or pessimism
  • Irritability
  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities
  • Decreased energy or fatigue
  • Moving or talking more slowly
  • Feeling restless or having trouble sitting still
  • Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  • Difficulty sleeping, early-morning awakening, or oversleeping
  • Appetite and/or weight changes
  • Thoughts of death or suicide, or suicide attempts
  • Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems without a clear physical cause and/or that do not ease even with treatment

What is the term used for paying attention, here and now, and being aware of your surroundings?



what are the top 5 reasons for teen drug use?

  • Peer pressure and social influence
  • Escape or self-medication
  • Academic or performance pressure
  • Coping with trauma, anxiety, depression or another underlying mental health issue
  • Media influences: Studies show that teens who watch movies that depict smoking or alcohol consumption are more likely to engage in those behaviors themselves.

True or False: Ignoring someone who talks about harming themselves is the best response, because they probably want attention.

False: Many teens demonstrate warning signs before attempting suicide. Statements such as, "I don't want to be here anymore" or "you'll miss me when I'm gone" often indicate suicidal thoughts. 


These are the different types of cyberbullying

What are name calling, spreading rumors, sharing pictures that the victim has not approved, physical threats. 

True or False. Restricting food intake (not eating) is a form of self-harm. 

True. There are many types of self harm and this includes restricting food. 


True or false: When deep breathing, you breathe IN through your mouth and OUT through your nose.

False: You breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth.


What synthetic opioid accounted for 26,211 preventable deaths in 2017?

The fentanyl category of opioids accounted for 26,211 preventable deaths in 2017, representing a 48% increase over the 17,696 total in 2016.


Name 5 different sources of support for youth.

Peers, family, teachers, counselors, coaches, church group etc.