Mental Disorders Teacher Resources

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Environmental Justice Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What to do with environmental hazards and where to put toxic waste is a global concern. The eight resources in the Environmental Justice collection ask young ecologists to consider how to incorporate environmental justice in future waste...
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Self Esteem Matters

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
As teachers we do not just teach what can be found in the standards; we teach our children how to be amazing human beings. Part of being amazing is realizing one's talents and having the confidence to showcase them for the world to see....
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From Child to Adult

For Teachers 8th
There's no question that the middle schoolers in your class are going through a myriad of transitions. Adolescence brings changes in self esteem, relationships, anatomy, and emotions. Additionally, they will face additional challenges...
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Random Acts of Kindness: Coping With Stress

For Teachers 7th Standards
Middle school is a stressful time in many adolescents' lives. Teach them healthy coping skills and ways to identify, decrease, and balance the stressors in their lives with a series of engaging lessons.
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In Sync Personal Development: Year 8

For Teachers 8th Standards
It’s not easy being a teen. The 10 resources in the In Sync Personal Development unit module help eighth-graders navigate the complex nature of teenage relationships, to help them make mature choices, manage peer pressure and other...
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In Sync Personal Development: Year 9

For Teachers 9th Standards
Change is inevitable—learning how to manage those changes is the focus of the 10 lessons In Sync Personal Development unit module designed for high school freshmen. Scholars develop behaviors and strategies for identifying and expressing...
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In Sync Personal Development: Year 10

For Teachers 10th Standards
The 10 lessons in the In Sync Personal Development unit module encourage high school sophomores to take personal responsibility for the changes in their lives and develop tactics to deal with these changes. Individuals set goals and...
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Toward a New Understanding of Mental Illness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Mental Health Awareness Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a thoughtful group assignment for researching mental health disorders. Team members focus on a different aspect of a chosen disorder: symptoms, treatments, and community resources.
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Mental Health Lesson Plans

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
According 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....
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My Life—My Mental Health

For Students 6th - 8th
Between peer pressure, an onslaught of hormones, and brand new responsibilities, the teenage years can be emotionally volatile. Equip young adults with coping mechanisms and a safe place to discuss their feelings with a guided lesson...
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Helping Adolescents Deal with Peer Pressure

For Teachers 12th
Designed by a mental health center, this presentation is meant to educate educators how to help teens face peer pressure. Tips are provided for identifying at-risk youth and bullying situations. This would be a poignant topic to include...
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The Health Triangle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What else does physical health include besides exercise and nutrition? How can I support my mental health? Does social health just refer to relationships with friends? How are all of these questions vital to the body's overall efficiency...
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Mental Health 3: Mental Health Through Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the impact and portrayal of mental illness in literature. They develop thier ideas about mental health through the arts in this the third lesson on mental health.
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World Mental Health Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Mental Health Day worksheet, learners complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the...
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Mental Health Scenarios

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers define various mental disorders and list some of their signs and symptoms. They identify mental disorders after being given hypothetical scenarios. They share their results with the class.
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Figuring Out Mental Health

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss why mental health is important. In this health science lesson, students decide whether a given scenario shows a positive or negative state of mind. They write their reflection in the Health Journals.
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My Mental Health

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students define mental health and complete a worksheet about themselves.  In this mental health lesson, students evaluate themselves as they score their worksheet.  Students discuss critical thinking questions about their responses.
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Mental Illness: Could It Happen to Me?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the effects of depression and the brain's influence on metal illness. The factors that may affect a person's ability to develop depression are examined in this lesson plan.
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You're the Expert Now

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students evaluate information about mental illness for accuracy and relevance as they examine brochures developed in the lesson plan by their classmates. Data about mental illness is revisited and adjusted for additional information...
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In Their Own Words

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students watch a video of people telling about their experiences with a mental illness. They compare and contrast the life stories they saw to reinforce how mental illnesses are biological illnesses that affect a person's thoughts,...
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Too Large to be a Lunatic Asylum: South Carolina’s Mental Health

For Teachers 8th
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...
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Good Mental Health Word Search

For Students 10th - 11th
In this word search learning exercise, students identify fifty words related to good mental health in a word puzzle. Examples include hormones, self esteem, and depressed.
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Arrested Development: Pride

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Everyone should be proud of their heritage, capabilities, and who they are. This song shares the ways the people on Sesame Street are proud of themselves and accept themselves for who they are.