Mental Health Lessons: 20-Lesson Interactive Mental Health and Wellness Unit!

Mental Health Lessons: 20-Lesson Interactive Mental Health and Wellness Unit!
Mental Health Lessons: 20-Lesson Interactive Mental Health and Wellness Unit!
Mental Health Lessons: 20-Lesson Interactive Mental Health and Wellness Unit!
Mental Health Lessons: 20-Lesson Interactive Mental Health and Wellness Unit!
Mental Health Lessons: 20-Lesson Interactive Mental Health and Wellness Unit!
Mental Health Lessons: 20-Lesson Interactive Mental Health and Wellness Unit!
Mental Health Lessons: 20-Lesson Interactive Mental Health and Wellness Unit!
Mental Health Lessons: 20-Lesson Interactive Mental Health and Wellness Unit!
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Mental Health Lessons-★★★★ 20-Lesson Interactive Mental Health and Wellness Unit! This is TPT's #1 best-selling "Mental Health Unit" for Teens!

Why are the five dimensions of Health important? Because "The 5 dimensions of health shape who we are as a person and affect the way we think and make decisions.”

WOW! That’s powerful, especially for teens!!


Do you want the teens you work with to:

 Maintain healthy, supportive relationships with family, friends and peers? (Social Health)

 Manage their feelings and behaviors, cope effectively with stress, and adapt to change? (Emotional Health)

 Have an inner peace and contentment with who they are and their current situation? (Spiritual Health)

 Develop skills and knowledge to be used later in life, while stimulating creativity and improving decision-making ability? (Mental Health)

 Participate in physical activity, one of the most effective ways to improve and maintain health? (Physical Health)

Then this uniquely all-encompassing unit is for you!


This 4-week "Mental Health and Wellness Unit" uses a fun, interactive and reflective approach in presenting these relevant teen topics.


Here is what buyers are saying:

"What a lifesaver!" "Everything you need is provided!"

"Awesome." "Amazing." "Thorough."

"Easy to Follow." "Creative."

"My students enjoy(ed) the activities and the power points are interactive and have stimulate(d) a lot of discussion."


★The unit is aligned to the Common Core Standards with standards referenced in the "Table of Contents" and in each lesson of the teacher directions for each lesson. This unit meets 14 of the 20 Common Core Standards!


ALL FUTURE UPDATES FOR LIFE ARE INCLUDED!! All new lessons, activities, and any changes that I create for this unit are FREE!! Simply go to your "My Purchases" folder and download anytime!


What sets this curriculum apart from others is that:

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Highly organized, step-by-step teacher directions follow daily PowerPoints and tell you exactly to say!!





This 4-week unit includes:

-156 pages of step-by-step teacher directions that walk you through each lesson

- 262 PowerPoint Slides that you follow along as you teach the lessons

-Links to 36 FREE powerful videos

-7 fun self-reflective surveys (students LOVE these!)

1) Self-Esteem Survey

2) Empathy Survey

3) Multiple Personalities Survey

4) Personal Health Assessment

5) Finding Your Health Survey

6) Values Survey

7) Assertiveness Survey


Day 1 + 2: The 5 Dimensions of Health - Mental, Emotional, Social, Spiritual, and Physical Health

-“The Five Dimensions of Health Worksheet”

-Mental Health Road Signs Art Project

-“You Choose Worksheet”

-Finish Road Signs Art Project

-“Five Dimensions of Health Throughout the Term Worksheet”

Day 3 + 4: Emotional Health

-What is Positive Self-Esteem?

-“Self-Esteem Survey”

-Self-Esteem iPad or Thumbprint Project

-“What Makes Me Me Worksheet”

-“Multiple Intelligences Survey”

-<>Inspiring Video Choices

NEWLY ADDED! Alternate Lessons: Fun Animal Personalities, "I Am Me" Worksheet and Poems | Tips to Boost Confidence Activities, Videos, and Door Hanger Project

Day 5: Emotional and Mental Health

-Multiple Personalities Survey

-Understanding My Intelligences Traits

-Penguin Art

Day 6 + 7: Emotional and Social Health

-One Person Can Make a Difference

-Real Life Examples

-More on Self-Esteem

-“Positive Self-Talk Worksheet”

-”To This Day” Bullying Video

NEWLY ADDED! Alternate Lessons: "We Are All Unique" Self-Esteem Lesson | Creating Slideshare PowerPoints on Self-Esteem

Day 8 + 9: Spiritual Health

-Values and Character

-“Values Survey”

-Analyzing Survey Results

-Gandhi Poster Project

-”What’s Your Biggest Regret?” Video

-“Parent-Teen Communicator Homework”

Day 10: Emotional and Social Health

-Being Assertive

-“Assertiveness Survey”

-”How to Be More Confident”

-Video Review Sheet

-Being Assertive Role Plays

-NEWLY ADDED!! Assertiveness Survey#2

Day 11: Social Health

-Understanding Empathy

-“Empathy Survey”

-Analyzing Survey Results

-Empathy Video Choices

-Empathy Homework

Day 12 +13: Social Health

-"Stop Bullying-Making Your Voice Count" Activity

-True Story Article

-<>”Think Before You Speak” Video

-Supporting the Victim

-Group Work True Stories and Making Your Voice Count

-“Making Your Voice Count Quilt” Project

NEWLY ADDED! Alternate Lessons: Cyber Bullying Article and Worksheet

Day 14: Social Health Communication Skills

-Communications Partner Activity

-WWWWH Conversation Starters

Day 15: Physical Health

-"How to Get Healthy!" Activity

-“’Where is Your Health Survey?’”

-“’Where is Your Health?’ Worksheet”

-Personal Health Assessment

-Optional “Healthy Tips Acronym”

Day 16: Mental Health

-Problem-Solving and Mental Health

-Problem-Solving Video

-“Problem-Solving Scenario Task Cards

-Project video Explanation

-“Problem-Solving Flip Books Project”

Day 17: Mental Disorders/Illness

-Mental Illness Described

-Organic versus functional mental illnesses

-The affects of neurotransmitters

-<>Optional “What About Bob” Video or further videos on each mental illness

Day 18 + 19: Mental Disorders/Illness

-Functional Mental Illnesses

-Bi-Polar, Depression, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Panic Attacks

-“Panic Attack” video

-Optional “Depression” video

- “Reality Matters” video

-“What About Bob” Video with “Video Review Sheet”

Day 20: Wrap Up Mental Disorders/Illness

-Finish “What About Bob” Video with “Video Review Sheet”

-Resources for Help

-Optional “Mental Illness Kahoot Interactive Test”


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Best Sellers and Favorite Lessons:

In my 19 years of teaching Health and P.E. and designing hundreds of lessons, these are my all-time favorite lessons:

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8. Narcotics Dangers “Pharm Parties“ Lesson

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11. Stop Bullying: Making Your Voice Count

12. My Favorite VIDEOS: Over 100 Links to FREE Teen Videos and Presentations

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14. Nutrition Facts Card Game! This 52-Card Deck Makes Learning Fun!

15. Interactive Health Activity: Flip-Open Food Labels

16. Alcohol Refusal Role-Plays

17. Fun Personality Surveys

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