Mental Health Terms
Dealing with Mental Health Concerns
Laurier’s History
Mind Over Matter Past Events
Random Facts
100

What is stress? 

The body’s reaction to any change requires a response.

 The body’s reaction with a physical, mental, and,/or emotional response.

 A normal part of life.


100

Which of the following can help with anxiety?

  • A) Exercise

  • B) Mindfulness

  • C) Breathing exercises 

  • D) All of the above

All of the above

100

Since which year has Laurier been an IB School?

2007

100

What event did Mind Over Matter have that made you search for clues to questions around the school?

Scavenger hunt

100

What is defined by a sudden feeling of fear, an increased heart rate and increased rate of breathing when no danger to oneself is present?

Panic Attack

200

What is self-care?

Putting your needs first and caring for yourself. 

200

If someone is struggling with anxiety, they should talk to someone they trust about it.

  • True

  • False 

True

200

In what year was Laurier founded?

1965

200

What did Mind Over Matter do for Halloween last year?

Halloween TV special night

200

Smelling chocolate can make you feel relaxed. 

  • True

  • False

True

300

What is mental health and wellness?

Affects how we think, feel, and act, and helps us determine how we can handle stress. 

300

What are ways to boost self-esteem and confidence?

Focusing on the positives and taking a social media break. 

Being open to compliments and identifying your strengths and areas of opportunity. 

Avoiding negative self-talk and expressing your values and beliefs without others influencing change.

300

Which of the following is NOT a Laurier alumnus?

  • Dianne Buckner (Dragon’s Den host)

  • Joel Ward (former NHL hockey player)

  • Daniel Mullings (basketball player)

  • Shaun Suisham (NFL player)

Shaun Suisham (NFL player)

300

What was the name of Mind Over Matter’s event where you could doodle and write positive messages in chalk?

Chalk and Chill

300

Poor mental health increases the risk of chronic physical conditions like: 

  • Stroke

  • Cancer

  • Heart disease

  • All of the above



All of the above

400

What is anxiety?

A feeling and Survival instinct.

The natural response to stressful situations

It is a feeling of fear and/or worry about what is about to come or what has happened

400
  1. Medication is the only form of treatment for mental illnesses. 

  • True

  • False

False

400

Who is our superintendent?

John Currie

400

What is the point of Wellness Week?

To raise awareness on mental health

400

Which Grammy award winner shared that she suffers from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and said: “I have a mental illness, I struggle with that mental illness every day”?

Lady Gaga

500

What is assertiveness?

The ability to express your thoughts, beliefs, and opinions. 

500

Name a reason that may deter someone from receiving support or treatment for mental health issues. 

  • Stigma surrounding mental health

  • Lack of knowledge about support systems

  • Unable to trust strangers or friends with their issues

  • Unable to pay for certain services

  • They feel like they can do it all on their own or denial

  • They feel like nothing can help them/ Hopelessness

  • A mental illness (ex. severe anxiety)

500

Which of the following had been one of Laurier’s principals?

  • John McGreen

  • Marios Tenentes

  • Kaile Ambrose

  • Roger Lume

Marios Tenentes

500

What hasn’t Mind Over Matter done?

  • Give out stress balls

  • Leave positive sticky notes on lockers

  • Cookie decorating contest

  • Create virtual Valentine’s Day cards

Cookie decorating contest

500

Half of all mental illnesses occur before a person turns ___ years old, and 75% begin before age 24.

14

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