What's your SafeSport IQ? – Mental Health Quiz by stwadmin | Oct 6, 2021 | 0 comments Welcome to What's your SafeSport IQ? - Mental Health Quiz, click "Next" to get started. Approximately 1 in 5 children and youth in Ontario will experience a mental health challenge. True False True! That’s why early identification and intervention is so critical and can lead to improved achievement in school, sport, and better overall health outcomes in life. Approximately 70% of mental health challenges have their onset in childhood or youth. True False True! That’s why as leaders, coaches play an integral role in helping children and youth have positive sport experiences that lead to better overall health outcomes in life. On average only 10% percent of our thoughts are focused in the present moment? True False True! On average, 30% of our thoughts are about the past, 60% of our thoughts are about the future, and only 10% of our thoughts are in the present moment. Stress comes from those moments when our thoughts get away from us - the 90% that isn’t right here, right now. Practicing mindfulness and stress reducing techniques can help bring your mind back to the present. Most people don’t feel anxious True False False! Everyone feels anxiety at times. For example, the first day of school, before a big race or competition, or a test. The difference between people is how often, how easily, and how much anxiety they experience. Telling an athlete to "relax" is a very effective way to deal with anxiety True False False! Relaxing is not as simple as flicking a switch or pressing a button. Youth have to learn coping strategies that can help them better deal with anxiety and anxious moments. For example, deep breathing, listening to music, talking it out can be simple, yet effective tools in managing anxiety. Additional supports are available to youth should further assistance be needed. Time is Up! Time's up Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.