What percentage of adults in the United States will experience a mental health condition each year?
I think people with mental illness…
Need our love and support
Need to snap out of it
Did something wrong to cause it
Are sometimes faking it
How much do untreated mental health conditions cost the United States economy each year?
When a friend wants to talk about mental health concerns, I respond by:
Telling them that it’s all in their head and they should snap out of it
Listening, and asking how I can help
Talking about how someone else I know has a mental illness
Listening to their concerns and try to think of questions to ask
50% of mental health conditions present by age 14, while ____% of mental health conditions have an onset by age 24.
Which of the following is NOT true about stigma?
It makes people feel alienated or “less than”
It’s not really a big problem for people with mental health conditions
It prevents people from seeking help
It makes people fear judgement if they share their story
Which of these is NOT a common warning sign of a mental health condition?
Worrying about a project at work or school
Drastic changes in mood, personality, eating, or sleeping habits
Feeling very sad or withdrawn for more than 2 weeks
Intense worries or fears that get in the way of daily activities
If someone in your family is diagnosed with a mental illness, you should…
Treat them differently than you used to
Distance yourself from them
Feel sorry for them
Listen to them and show support
You notice that your co-worker seems more down than usual. What do you do?
Tell them that their mood is affecting you negatively
Decide that it’s none of your business and continue work as usual
Check in with them privately to ask how they’re feeling and if there’s anything you can do to help
Comment on how their behavior is different at a staff meeting
How many people who live with a mental health condition received care in the last year?
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