Webinar 4: Self-Check Answers

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Answers to Wellness and Peer Support Self-Check Quiz…..

Check the answers you provided against the following answer key.

1. In SAMHSA’s Wellness Initiative, how many dimensions of wellness are identified? 

  • 10
  • 8**
  • 4
  • 2

2. As a peer supporter our primary role is to… (Choose the best answer):

  • Show people how to increase mental wellness
  • Hold people accountable for increasing physical wellness
  • Support change toward whatever level of wellness people choose to make**
  • All of the above

3. Poverty can… (Choose the best answer):

  • Contribute to the lack of wellness in multiple dimensions
  • Hinder efforts to help people increase wellness
  • Be the root cause of conditions otherwise labeled as psychiatric, traumatic, or addiction-related
  • All of the above**

4. According to SAMHSA’s Wellness Initiative, the dimensions of wellness are… (Choose the best answer):

  • Mental, Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual
  • Health, Home, Purpose, and Community
  • Mental and Physical
  • Emotional, Environmental, Financial, Intellectual, Occupational, Physical, Social, and Spiritual**

5. According to the 2006 NASMHPD Morbidity and Mortality study, people in the public mental health system die 25 years earlier than the general population. What can peer supporter do to help people in the public mental health system live longer? (Choose the best answer):

  • Understand and use research results accurately to influence system change
  • Not assume all ‘modifiable behaviors’ are with a person’s ability or desire to change
  • Be role models for individual, interpersonal, and system wellness
  • All of the above**


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