Wellness & Safety Teacher Resources
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Toward a New Understanding of Mental Illness
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
We know that as a result of early detection and intervention, we are able to make great strides in treating common diseases; however, this is not yet the case in the realm of mental illness. Explore this query with your class and touch...
Mental Health Lesson Plans
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAccording to the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), the stigma of mental illness is often worse than the actual disorder. With the lesson plans, pupils discover the myths and stereotypes associated with mental health disorders....
Too Large to be a Lunatic Asylum: South Carolina’s Mental Health
Eighth graders examine the history of South Carolina's mental institutions. In this South Carolina history lesson, 8th graders discover details about asylums built in the state in the 1800's. Students analyze primary sources about mental...
Depression or Oppression: "The Yellow Wallpaper" by C.P. Gilman
11th CCSS: Designed
Eleventh graders read the short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper" before researching women's issues that were prevalent during the twentieth century. They look for connections between women's issues and mental health issues, and discuss...
More Than Just Teenage Angst? Factors Influencing Mental Health
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewJust how much can one person handle? Unfortunately, this question is often reality in the lives of some teens. Scholars conduct close reading and analysis of articles pertaining to teen stress while keeping two supporting questions in...