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Understanding the Impact of Collective Trauma on the Mental Health of the Millennial Generation

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1.  During what time frame were millennials born?
  1. 1980-1990
  2. 1981-1996
  3. 1981-1992
  4. 1996 to present
2.  Which of the following is a collective traumatic event that many millennials have experienced during their lifetime?
  1. The Challenger explosion
  2. The Vietnam War
  3. The Civil Rights Movement
  4. September 11th attacks
3.  Millennials reportedly report higher instances of mental health and substance use disorders. One major contributing factor is:
  1. Normalization of mental health care
  2. Traumatic experiences during the lifespan
  3. Societal shifts in expectations of adulthood
  4. All of the above
4.  Millennials are known as early adopters of:
  1. Social media
  2. Internet technology
  3. Meditation
  4. Both A and B
5.  Though millennials express greater comfort with seeking mental health treatment, which of the following marginalized groups are often underdiagnosed with mental health disorders?
  1. Black and Latinx
  2. Women
  3. Students
  4. All of the above
6.  Millennials report _____________ as being a major barrier to accessing mental health care.
  1. Lack of available providers
  2. Stigma
  3. Cost
  4. Job Stress
7.  Social media is an important tool for many millennials to create and maintain social connections. However, social media can also negatively impact mental health due to:
  1. Boredom
  2. Comparison to peers
  3. Enhanced feelings of loneliness
  4. Both B and C
8.  Student loan debt, low job security, and postponing traditional markers of adulthood like buying a home and having children can contribute to feelings of:
  1. Failure
  2. Incompetence
  3. Prolonged adolescence
  4. Confusion
9.  When working with millennials who belong to marginalized communities, it is important to consider:
  1. Cultural beliefs
  2. Healthcare Trauma
  3. Both A and B
  4. None of the above
10.  Providers can support millennial clients struggling with feelings of prolonged adolescence by:
  1. Helping them find employment
  2. Redefining expectations of adulthood
  3. Spiritual practices
  4. Finding a life coach