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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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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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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.
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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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Facebook Depression

For Students 5th - 8th
Students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Facebook Depression....
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What Is Depression?

For Students 7th - 12th
Anyone can have a down day, but depression is a very different thing. Learn about the difference, the symptoms, and some treatments for the disease in this short video.
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"Cures" Chart

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students chart the "cures" for people with disabilities. In this disabilities lesson, students compare and contrast the care and treatment of people with disabilities in the past and present. Students write accurate summaries presented...
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Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review what they know about clinical depression. In this personal health lesson, students research depression and treatments for it. Students then create information posters that feature factual information about depression.
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Feelings Are Very Important

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Here are some ways you can help your students understand and cope with their feelings. This presentation provides ways to deal with anger and sadness through calm times, self talk, daily affirmations, and replacement thoughts. Note: This...
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Mental Health Scenarios

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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My Life My Plan

For Students 6th - 8th
Being a teenager is harder today than it's ever been. Guide high schoolers through the last few years before adulthood with a resource that encourages them to reflect on their lives and passions, and to make a healthy plan going forward.
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Good Mental Health Word Search

For Students 10th - 11th
In this word search worksheet, students identify fifty words related to good mental health in a word puzzle. Examples include hormones, self esteem, and depressed.
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What's Wrong?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze case studies to explore similarities and differences among illnesses. PET images are examined to explore how scientists investigate the changes in the way the brain functions during depression.
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Treatment Works!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students consider the goals of a treatment plan for persons who have had the way they think, feel, or behave changed because of mental illness. PET images are utilized to support the evidence of changes in the activity and functioning of...
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Key to Good Health: Sleep and Mental Relaxation

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students investigate the effect good sleep and rest has on the human body.  In this health lesson, students discover the different stages of sleep and discuss ways they can ease their own tension through exercise or meditation.  Students...
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"What Is Depression?"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the topic of depression and how it relates to their own lives. They watch and discuss a video, complete a worksheet about their own experiences, and in small groups design and display a poster.
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What is Bipolar Disorder?

For Students 9th - 12th
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is the focus of a short video that not only explains the various symptoms of the disorder, but also looks at causes and treatments.
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Depressants

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this health worksheet, students define depressants, tell about getting high on the drugs, give examples, and explain addiction and withdrawal. They write about the short and long term effects of depressants before recording any...
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Depression and Cannabis

For Students 6th - 10th
In this current events worksheet, learners read an article about cannabis reducing depression and complete eight true or false questions, 10 synonym matching questions, and a cloze activity based on the article.
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An Exercise in Self Compassion

For Students 7th - 12th
Self-evaluation may be key to success but it can also lead to being too critical, which can, in turn, lead to depression. Check out the six steps detailed in this video that show how to appreciate and take care of one's self.
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The New Survivors

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Is suffering necessary to make us grow? What is the role of hope in facing adversity? Class members discuss these and other very essential questions after reading an article about the attitudes of cancer survivors.
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Dealing With Bouts of Depression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine and discuss the causes and symptoms of depression. They role-play a scenario on the subject of depression, and identify ways to intervene and help those at risk of depression.
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Combating the Blues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the causes and effects of anxiety and depression and identify resources that can help with this problem. They discuss the characteristics of depression, develop a list of people and resources that can help them, and...
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Mental Disorder T-shirts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop a better understanding of mental health and the different types of disorders that people may experience. They create T-shirts that explain and display their learning about a specific disorder.

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