Type
Crossword
Description

The acronym for stroke symptoms F.A.S.T.
The feeling of emotional or physical tension Stress
A psychiatric diagnosis that includes hallucinations, disorganized thinking, and delusions Schizophrenia
The biological impact on human traits Nature
Influences from one's environment that effects their traits Nurture
The acronym for "the fear of missing out" FOMO
'good' stress Eustress
The ability to put yourself in another persons position and feel what they're feeling Empathy
This can be reactive or clinical Depression
A hormone that helps you sleep Melatonin
The 'happy' hormone Serotonin
Usually happens when a loved one passes away - you refuse to believe they're gone Denial
This is a defense mechanism that results in people taking their anger out on someone or something other than the initial source Displacement
A state of well-being (emotional, psychological, and social) Mental Health
The most complex part of your brain. Includes thought, memory, and learning Cerebrum
A long 'cord' that goes down the back (in the CNS) Spinal Cord
Children usually copy their older siblings actions. This is called ________ and its used to find personality. Modeling
Your brains perception of emotion aka the 'alarm system' Amygada
The part of the brain that takes care of short-term memory and the fight or flight method Hippocampus
5 stages of _____ Grief
The 5th and final stage of grief Acceptance
A form of dementia that causes brain cells to die Alzheimer's

STRESS RELIEF Crossword

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Crossword
Description

To manage your stress through different ways that make you feel better. Cope
What it's called when people talk to a mental health professional. Counseling
This is done out loud, when something is funny and can make you feel better. Laughter
If done at park or gym or home, this activity relieves stress and is good for you. Exercise
People go on these atleast once a year, for break from their job. Vacation
Feelings of high stress, panic, worry. Sometimes including physiological symptoms. Anxiety
These are the familiar people in our life that help us cope with the stressful times because they know us well and listen. Friends
To share and express your thoughts and feelings to a person who will listen. Talk
What can happen if your body gets run down from stress and lack of sleep. Get sick
You should get about 8 hrs each day to maintain health and happiness. Sleep
Time off from work, doing nothing but enjoying yourself. Relaxation

Mental and Emotional Health Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Are feelings Emotions
Being able to bounce back Resiliency
Feeling of dread, similar to fear Anxiety
Discomfort and sadness caused by loss Grief
An illenss that is incurable terminal
Response of the body to the demands of daily living Stress
Is a source or cause of stress Stressor
Positive stress Eustress
Negative stress Distress
Feeling of being sad, unhappy, or discouraged Depression
Intentional taking of one's own life Suicide
Quality of life that includes physical, mental, and emotional, family and social Health
Choosing not to engage in any risk behaviors Abstinence

Mental illness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Relating to disorders of the mind Mind
A disorder that affects a person's ability to think, feel and behave clearly. Schizophrenia
a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning. Dementia
A state of confusion Disorder
A state of being free from illness or injury Health
a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts. Autism
a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities. Disability
Hallucinations are where someone sees, hears, smells, tastes or feels things that don't exist outside their mind. Hallucinations
A mental health disorder characterised by feelings of worry, anxiety or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities. Anxiety disorder
a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Depression
showing wild, apparently deranged, excitement and energy Manic
medical care given to a patient for an illness or injury. Treatment
a mental condition marked by alternating periods of elation and depression. Bipolar disorder
treatment intended to relieve or heal a disorder. Therapy
the act or an instance of taking one's own life voluntarily and intentionally Suicide
the identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms. Diagnosis
a person who concentrates primarily on a particular subject or activity; a person highly skilled in a specific and restricted field Specialist
relating to a person's emotions. Emotional
deliberate injury to oneself Self- harm
a failure of a relationship or system. Breakdown
a mental condition characterized by delusions of persecution, unwarranted jealousy, or exaggerated self-importance, typically worked into an organized system. Paranoia
the state of being unstable; lack of stability. Instability
A mental condition in which you are so upset or so unhappy that you cannot look after yourself Nervous breakdown
An illness caused by witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event, often used as a basis for a legal compensation claim Nervous shock
Obsessive compulsive disorder OCD
Post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD
A tendency to have extreme and unexpected changes of emotion of behaviour Split personality

Mental & Emotional Health Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The ability to handle the stresses and changes of everyday life in a reasonable way. Mental and Emotional Health
Having a _________________ attitude positive
A combination of your feelings, likes, dislikes, attitudes, abilities, and habits Personality
Inherited traits from your biological parents. Heredity
habits developed from other influences such as family and culture, friends and peers, and media and technology. Learned Behaviors
The way you view yourself overall, it may also be described as self-image Self-Concept
How you feel about yourself; confidence Self Esteem
The ability to recover from problems or loss Resilience
feelings such as love, joy, or fear emotions
frequent changes in emotional state mood swings
a state of uneasiness. It is a form of stress anxiety
Mild anxiety can give you ______________ . energy
Anger can be helpful when you are trying to fight off a(n) _______________ . attacker
Anger can be useful by _______________ yourself to do better pushing
strategies that people use to deal with strong emotions. defense mechanisms
refuse to face a feeling you don’t want to accept. denial
you pretend someone else is having these feelings projection
taking your feelings out on someone other than the person who hurt you displacement
redirecting your feelings into some other, more positive activity sublimation
The need to love and _____ ____________by others be loved
the need to ________________ Belong
The need to make a ___________________ in the world difference
the body’s normal response to the pressures of everyday life. stress
A hormone that increases the level of sugar in the blood which gives you more energy. Adrenaline

Stress Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The repsonse of your body and mind to being challenged or threatened Stress
an event or situation that causes stress Stressor
Your body's initital response to stress is ______________ Automatic
Stage where the body releases adrena line and the fight or flight response takes place Alarm Stage
The stage where the body adapts to the continued presence of the stressor Resistance Stage
Stage where the body can no longer keep up with the demands placed upon it Exhaustion Stage
The body's response to stress, happens in the Alarm Stage Fight or Flight
A warning sign that includes negative thinking, excessive worrying, and self-criticism Changes in thinking
A warning sign of stress that includes muscle tension, headaches, and upset stomach Physical Signs
A warning sign of stress that includes irritability, anger, and increased crying Emotional Signs
A warning sign of stress that includes overeating, sleeping problems, and reckless behavior Behavioral Signs
Stress can reduce the body's ability to fight __________ Illness
Stress can cause stomachaches, asthma, and _____________ Headaches
Severe or _____________ stress can affect your health Prolonged
You experience stress when situations, ________________, or people make demands on your body and mind Events

Mental Health Awareness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, experiencing thoughts, feelings, and sensations but not judging them Mindfulness
a state of apprehension and psychic tension occurring in some forms of mental disorder Anxiety
sadness; gloom; dejection. Depression
the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness Psychiatry
a mental health problem characterized by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression Bipolar
of or relating to the treatment of obesity Bariatric
growing to manhood or womanhood; youthful Adolescent
to make easier or less difficult; contribute to; facilitate Help
to give advice to; advise Counseling
a state of serious emotional and mental deterioration, of organic or functional origin Dementia
Having a tendency to dwell on unwanted thoughts or perform certain repetitious rituals, especially as a defense against anxiety from unconscious conflicts Obsessive Compulsive
a specific response by the body to a stimulus, as fear or pain, that disturbs or interferes with the normal psychological equillibrium of an organism Stress

Mental and Emotional Health Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

condition or quality of being sad sadness
the intentional act of attempting to kill one's self suicide
mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person stigma
treatment for OCD psychotherapy
an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors OCD
a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome anxiety
a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances stress
feelings of severe despondency and dejection depression
a common mental illness defined by feelings of uneasiness, worry and fear anxiety disorder
disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event PTSD
example of a symptom of OCD fear of germs
cause of OCD genetics

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH TERMINOLOGY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape. 1
Confidence in one's own worth or abilities. SELF-ESTEEM
A sense of resolution or conclusion. CLOSURE
A feeling of worry. ANXIETY
The state or experince of being isolated from a group. ALIENATION
The ability to do something sucessful. COMPETENCE
Deep sorrow. GRIEF
Feeling of severe despondency and dejection. DEPRESSION
Hostile behavior. HOSTILITY
A chemical or biological agent. STRESSOR
Expression of deep sorrow for someone. MOURNING
A mark of disgrace associated with a particular situation, quality or person STIGMA
Lack of interest or concern. APATHY
A person looked to by others as an example to be imitated. ROLE MODEL
Normal psychological stress interpreted as being beneficial for the experiencer. EUSTRESS
Ability to understand and share the feelings of another. EMPATHY
Feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune. SYMPATHY
The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual. CHARACTER
The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. INTEGRITY
Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain. DISTRESS
The fulfillment of one's talents and potentialities. SELF ACTUALIZATION

Mental Health, Conflict Resolution & Safety Crossword

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Crossword
Description

______ ______ includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Mental Health
It's important to maintain good ________ ______ in order to encourage the healing of our mental health. Physical Health
A conflict inside oneself often referred to as an ________ ________. Internal Conflict
________ ________ is conflict that occurs outside of the person. External Conflict
the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. Skin Cancer
overindulgence in or dependence on an addictive substance, especially alcohol or drugs. Substance Abuse
__________ _______ can be anything from on yourself to talking to a friend. Distracted Driving
include your air quality, water source, food source and quality, electromagnetic fields and sounds/visual pollution. Environmental Factors
___ _______ can negatively impact your personal environmental health. Air Quality
an acronym for Electromagnetic Field Exposure. EMF
Visual "_____" increases stress. A cluttered, dirty, or confusing environment can cause us to feel worried, sad, or helpless. Noise
refers to the freedom from physical harm and threat of physical harm, and freedom from hostility, aggression, harassment, and devaluation by others. Personal Safety
includes the right to worry about being victimized as well as actual incidents. Safety
social pressure by members of one's peer group to take certain action, adopt certain values, or otherwise conform in order to be accepted. Peer Pressure
are the rules that govern which actions are right and which are wrong. Morals
In some situations, just ______ __ without a lot of arguing and explaining is the best response. Saying NO
_______ use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Tobacco
_______ is one of the most addictive drugs there is. Alcohol
One of the most important things to remember when talking about mental health is that ________ is possible. Recovery
__________ factors, such as genes or brain chemistry can contribute to mental health. Biological
Peoples actions such as _______ ______ and getting enough sleep has been proven to help enhance and improve our mental wellbeing. Healthy Eating
Wearing _________, not only prevents you from getting sunburns, but also protects from the damage to your skin the sun can cause. Sunscreen
____-____ use of high levels of pesticides can cause birth defects, nerve damage, and cancer. Long-term
Poor air quality can lead to the development of chronic conditions like ______ and allergies. Asthma
Our environment affects our _________ as well as our physical health. Emotional
the importance, worth, or usefulness of something. Values
______ ________ can often be an action of peer pressure. Sexual Activity
(BPA) a chemical often used in plastic water bottles, appears to mimic the effects of estrogen and may interfere with hormone levels and increase human risk for reproductive disorders Bisphenol A
UVR causes __________. A cloudy area on or within the lens of the eye that reduces vision. Cataracts
Smoking, drinking, or using _____ more than usual are all signs to look for when dealing with mental health issues. Drugs

Mental Health Vocabulary Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Grief response
Coping
Mourning
Alienation
Suicide
Resiliency
Depression
Anxiety
Stress-management skills
Perception
Chronic stress
Stressor
Stress
Defense mechanisms
Suppression
Hostility
Empathy
Emotions
Personal identity
Constructive Criticism
Modeling
Personality
Self-actualization
Mental/emotional Health
Hierarchy of needs