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134 resources with the concept mental health

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Shark Tank - Mental Illnesses

For Students 8th - 10th
New ReviewYoung entrepreneurs research and develop a Shark Tank-style pitch for a solution to help people who have a mental illness. After the presentations, research groups complete a rubric for each product and vote for the one product they feel...
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Mental Health Journals

For Students 8th - 10th
New ReviewEight prompts, designed to accompany the Health Smart series of lessons, provide high schoolers an opportunity to reflect on and learn from the issues raised by the various activities.
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Building Self-Esteem and Self-Image

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewThe ninth lesson in the Health Smart series is designed to get high schoolers to understand the factors that make them feel the way they do about themselves, their bodies, and their self-worth. Pupils watch a video about teens and body...
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Suicide Prevention: Finding the Words

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewProvide young people with the information they need to identify the warning signs for depression and the risk factors for suicide. The activity helps high schoolers learn positive coping skills, role-play how to support friends who may...
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Fitting In and Setting Healthy Boundaries

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewSaying "No" isn't easy. Setting healthy boundaries and sticking to them takes practice. A series of exercises enables sophomores to practice these skills and reflect on the difference between fitting in and belonging.
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On My Own Two Feet School Handbook

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewThe "On My Own Two Feet" School Handbook describes a carefully scaffolded, richly detailed substance abuse program designed for middle and high schools. Chapters look at approaches to prevention, suggestions for organizing and...
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How the Namuhs Learned to be Content with Who They Are

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewThe Namuhs have a lot to teach humans how idealized images presented in advertising can impact self-perception and self-worth. After brainstorming 10 traits the media sets as the perfect body, class members read a short story about the...
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Walk A Mile in Their Shoes

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewAfter watching a presentation that describes the difference between sympathy and empathy, class members fill out an empathy shoe organizer sharing 10 facts about themselves that others may not know. The goal is to create a more accepting...
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Face of Mental Illness

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewThere are a lot of myths and misinformation out there about mental illness. Help set the record straight with a resource that debunks the falsehoods and provides high schoolers with accurate and important information about the various...
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Mental Health/Social Emotional Skills

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewLooking for social-emotional resources? Check out this seven-page packet that includes activity and lesson plan ideas, as well as links to information resources that support the social and emotional development of tenth graders.
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Hemingway: The Art vs. The Artist

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewSeven clips from the documentary Hemingway by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick inform an investigation of how aspects of Ernest Hemingway's life influenced his writings.
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Hemingway's Privilege and Social Position

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThree clips from the documentary Hemingway by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick form the basis of a lesson on Ernest Hemingway. Viewers use a graphic organizer to identify elements of privilege and social status that "aided him in creating,...
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A Student Exploration of the Global Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Small efforts can have global impacts. Learners use data to analyze public health impacts on climate change. They read articles that present relative data about climate change and use the data to make conclusions about the impact on...
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Suicide Prevention: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Suicide prevention—a heavy topic but an important one. Over two lessons, pupils gain knowledge about suicide, particularly in teens, and how to advocate for a friend who feels suicidal or depressed. After researching the topic, scholars...
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Stress: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Two lessons take a close look at stress. In activity one, scholars identify common stressors and examine stress management strategies. Lesson two challenges pupils to keep a stress log for four weeks to aid in their personal journey of...
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Depression: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Over two lessons, scholars examine depression—what it is, signs of it, and ways to cope. Through discussion, reading articles, writing a resource, and completing worksheets, participants make their way through the learning process,...
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Suicide Prevention: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The teenage years are tough. Internal and external pressures lead 1 in 15 high schoolers to attempt suicide. Two activities focusing on suicide prevention provide class members with information about when and how to get help for...
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Putting on Armor

For Teachers 7th
Middle schoolers learn how to protect themselves from risky behaviors with a lesson that has them role play several scenarios and demonstrate ways that they might do to stay safe. Class members then use what they have learned to build a...
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What Makes a Community Healthy?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young people have an opportunity to make it a beautiful day in their neighborhoods with an activity that asks them to identify what is healthy and unhealthy in their community and develop some ideas about what they can do to fix the...
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How to Meditate

For Students K - Higher Ed
Everything you ever wanted to know about mindful meditation can be found in this New York Times article. The article contains information about what mindful meditation is and what it isn't, about how to and how not to practice the...
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Living With Difficult Emotions Self-Help Booklet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Anger, Sadness, Shame, Fear. A self-help booklet offers insight into how to manage these emotions. Included is information about helpful and unhelpful responses to these emotions, as well as worksheets that ask responders to reflect on...
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re:Write Journaling as Healing

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Sometimes a person needs an ear unattached to a mouth, a place to vent or clarify emotions. Journals are a great way to offload or gain insight into mixed emotions. The trick is to find a starting point. This list of 30 journal prompts,...
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On This Day: March For Our Lives Rally

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting which took the lives of 17 innocent victims inspired more young activists to take up a cause. Academics learn how the March For Our Lives agenda was formed from this tragic event and how...
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Juggling New Opportunities

For Teachers 9th
Life is like trying to juggle three tennis balls! That's the big idea in a instructional activity that asks freshmen to consider that sometimes juggling the areas of their lives (social/emotion, academic, and career) runs smoothly and...