Unit Plan

Mental Health and High School Curriculum Guide - Version 3

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A 171-page curriculum provides educators with the information they need to help and support high schoolers' mental health. The curriculum targets five domains: learning how to maintain good mental health, learning about mental disorders and their treatments; decreasing the stigma surrounding mental disorders; promoting self-care; and learning how to obtain good care.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite a professional to conduct in-service training on how to use the guide
Classroom Considerations
  • Although designed for Washington state, the information and materials are appropriate for any school
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website.It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • The curriculum is evidence-based
  • Each module is richly detailed and provides information about signs to look for in regard to various disorders, appropriate activities, and related terms