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Preparing Students for Mental Health and Wellness

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Preparing Students for Mental Health and Wellness


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Mental Wellness Basics introduces students to concepts related to mental health and wellness. The stigma associated with mental health can have serious and negative impacts on help-seeking behaviors, and many mental health conditions and symptoms can be significantly lessened through prevention.

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

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.1.1) Explain how emotional, intellectual, physical, spiritual, mental, and social health affect each other.

a. Determine how social influences can affect physical health.

b. Describe how risky health behaviors affect the emotional, physical, and social health of adolescents.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.4.3) Demonstrate effective communication when confronted with mental or emotional problems in others.

Examples: respect vs. disrespect, empathy vs. complacency, calmness vs. excitability, confronting vs. non-confrontational

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.1.2) Describe the interrelationships of emotional, mental, physical, social, spiritual, and environmental health.

a. Identify symptoms and methods of treatment of mental health disorders, including depression, and stress.

b. Identify warning signs and prevention strategies for suicide.

Tags: mental health, mental wellness
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Author: Penny Edwards
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit