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The Health Triangle
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 and well being?
6th - 12th Health 191 Views 148 Downloads
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 health care in the states and create timelines that feature the history of mental health care in the state.
8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 22 Downloads
Mental Health Module Four-Experiences of Mental Illness
Students examine the effects of mental illness on youth. In this mental health studies lesson, students research the connection between mental illness and everyday life. Students view a video documenting the lives of youth who suffer from various mental illnesses.
9th - 12th Health 21 Views 90 Downloads
Health (General Wellness)
Seventh graders explore their personal health by completing a worksheet. In this healthy living lesson, 7th graders examine the health triangle and research ways to prevent at risk behavior. Students complete a health survey based on their own habits to assess their health status.
7th Health 46 Views 209 Downloads
Mental Health 3: Mental Health Through Literature
Students examine the impact and portrayal of mental illness in literature. They develop thier ideas about mental health through the arts in this the third instructional activity on mental health.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 67 Downloads
Economy's Stuck, but Business is Booming at Therapists' Offices
High schoolers explore the concept of the economy and mental health. In this economy and mental health lesson, students read an article about how the mental health community is booming due to the poor economy. High schoolers discuss ways to deal with mental health problems and what may be the cause.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
My Mental Health
Students define mental health and complete a worksheet about themselves. In this mental health instructional activity, students evaluate themselves as they score their worksheet. Students discuss critical thinking questions about their responses.
7th - 8th Health 8 Views 73 Downloads
The Wellness Triangle
Health is not simply the absence of disease or a one-dimensional notion, but is really a combination of physical, emotional, and social components. Discover the wellness triangle, which not only includes signs of health and ways to maintain it, but also emphasizes the need to have balance.
6th - 9th Physical Education 140 Views 138 Downloads
Fighting the War in Your Head
Students analyze the experiences of a fictional soldier in a war and create a mental health profile for that individual. They emulate psychiatrists and propose treatment strategies for their particular soldier's post-traumatic stress disorder.
6th - 12th Health 18 Views 148 Downloads