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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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Mental Health Awareness Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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.
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The Health Triangle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Teen Domestic Abuse and Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Inform your class about teen dating abuse. This resource lays out a comprehensive plan for helping teens become aware of the signs of abuse. The lesson is complete with vocabulary, worksheets, a PowerPoint presentation, and videos....
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What Can I Do?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss feelings and ways to deal with problems. In this conflict resolution lesson, students identify their feelings and learn ways to resolve conflicts with others.
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What can I do?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils identify feelings and explore positive ways to handle conflict.  In this mental health lesson students discuss feelings and how to constructively handle them.
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What Can I Do?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore ways to handle conflict. In this mental health lesson, students investigate ways to tell others how they feel and discover that identifying their emotions can help them resolve conflict.
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Transitions and Managing Change

For Teachers 6th
Intended to help sixth graders move on to middle school or junior high, this presentation discusses ways to cope with stress caused by change. While this cute and friendly format may invite good healthy discussions, it may not appeal to...
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Countering Negative Thoughts

For Students 8th - 12th
Encourage your class to think positively! In order to counter negative thoughts, it can be useful to think of rational and positive counter statements. This worksheet asks learners to read a few negative thoughts and practice countering...
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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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The Mind-Body Connection

For Teachers 2nd
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....
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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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Mortified: What Does it Feel Like?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discover what it means to be mortified or embarrassed. In this personal development lesson, students watch a video clip and discuss why the character becomes embarrassed and how it relates to their every day life. The students...
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How Fast Are You?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore constructive ways of handling conflict. In this conflict resolution lesson plan, students brainstorm things that make them angry, sad, happy, etc. Students listen to a story and identify ways the characters handled...
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Emotional Health Awareness

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine their emotional health. In this health lesson, students discover the differences between physical, mental, and emotional health. Students consider how to maintain balance in their own lives.
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The Human Organism

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners identify their feelings and learn ways to handle conflict. In this human emotions and conflict instructional activity, students discuss feelings and ways to handle conflict. Learners listen to a story about conflict and...
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The Human Organism

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify their feelings and learn constructive ways of handling conflict. In this human mental health lesson, students identify their feelings, learn how to tell others about their feelings, and learn how to resolve conflict....
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Psychology 202 Word Search

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
This word search includes over 50 psychology-related terms to locate in the puzzle. While there is little research to support the educational value of word searches, you might want to give this out as a sponge or anticipatory activity.
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Autism Help Through PowerPoint

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils investigate the effects of autism by creating a slide-show presentation.  In this special needs lesson plan, students define autism and the mental health problems it can cause young people afflicted with it.  Pupils create a...
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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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My Mental Health

For Teachers 7th - 8th
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.
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Sources of Support

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine sources of support. In this personal health lesson, students participate in activities that require them to consider people. organizations, and websites that they may contact when they need emotional support.
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Economy's Stuck, but Business is Booming at Therapists' Offices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of the economy and mental health. For this economy and mental health lesson, students read an article about how the mental health community is booming due to the poor economy. Students discuss ways to deal...
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The Human Organism

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars discuss human emotions and mental health. In this mental and emotional health lesson, students write a short story regarding the "think and share" choice. Young scholars include emotion, the connection between feelings...