ALEX Classroom Resource



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Type: Informational Material


This free resource from KidsHealth includes informational material to teach students about depression.  Depression is more than occasionally feeling blue, sad, or down in the dumps.  Depression is a strong mood involving sadness, feelings of discouragement, despair, or hopelessness that may last for weeks, months, or longer. This resource outlines the difference between depression and general sadness, signs of, and treatment for depression.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
HE1 (2009)
Grade: 9-12
8 ) Identify symptoms, methods of treatment, and management of mental health disorders, depression, and stress.

•  Recognizing available resources and hotlines for mental health concerns

-  resources—school personnel, peers

-  hotlines—suicide prevention, rape crisis

•  Identifying warning signs and prevention strategies for suicide
Tags: depression, mental health, mental wellness
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
AccessibilityText Resources: Content is organized under headings and subheadings

KidsHealth is a free resource with links to additional resources including interactives and videos.

  This resource provided by:  
Author: Jamie Gilbert
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit