Wellness & Safety Teacher Resources
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Toward a New Understanding of Mental IllnessLesson Planet
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Mental Health Lesson PlansLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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....
Helping Adolescents Deal with Peer PressureLesson Planet
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...
Too Large to be a Lunatic Asylum: South Carolina’s Mental HealthLesson Planet
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...
2018 AP® Psychology Free-Response QuestionsLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What mental health conditions could affect a student's performance while auditioning for a play? How do stress levels correlate with student absences? Scholars examine case studies to learn more about the mind and mental health or to...
Exploring Self-Esteem 1: What Is Self-Esteem?Lesson Planet
6th - 12th
Adolescents explore self-esteem and the various factors that influence a person's sense of self in this four-part lesson series. Through a combination of whole class instruction, small group discussions, and independent work, students...