Mental Emotional Health Teacher Resources

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Middle schoolers 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.
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.
Young scholars explore discrimination by the media. In this media awareness lesson, students examine stigmas concerning mental illnesses as they are portrayed in the media.
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.
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? Discover the primary components of each of the three major areas (physical, social, and mental health) of the health triangle, and discuss what factors can affect and risk one's journey toward lifelong wellness.
Students are introduced to the study of human behavior and develop their ideas about the importance of understanding mental health.
Tenth graders propose strategies for enhancing and maintaining emotional health and well-being encourage respect for others.
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.  Students work together to disuss the contents of the video.
Young scholars 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.
Students are oriented to the kinds of treatment and care the mentally ill received prior to the 19th century-using the example of England's legendary Bedlam, the world's oldest mental health asylum.
Third graders discover what mental health is. They discuss examples and draw pictures of themselves taking care of their mental health. They write a story about a time when they felt good about themselves.
Students identify ways to handle conflict. In this mental health instructional activity, students examine ways to handle conflict in a positive manner. They discuss various feelings and emotions during conflict.
High schoolers explore the concept of the economy and mental health. In this economy and mental health instructional activity, 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. Students create a spending plan for their group that alleviates stress instead of causing it.
Students practice effective communication skills by giving a speech on emotional health topics researched on the Internet.
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.
Second graders learn about the human body. In this biology lesson plan, 2nd graders will begin with the basics of understanding charts and graphs and progress into units that cover the body systems, and mental and emotional health. Students will learn how their daily choices effect their bodies.
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. The questions provided can be responded to individually, in pairs, or in a whole-group discussion.
Learners 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.
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 in a professional development session with your school faculty and staff.
For this word search worksheet, students identify fifty words related to good mental health in a word puzzle. Examples include hormones, self esteem, and depressed.