Formally Mental Health 101, our leading youth program addresses stigma and promotes help seeking with lived experience stories. The session helps students articulate an understanding of and ability to identify mental health concerns in themselves and other and identify strategies to support good mental health and positive self-care. This is our flagship program and has been delivered in the ACT for over 25 years.
The one hour program is complimented with the ‘Mental Health and Me’ interactive and self-directed online program for young people aged between 10 and 14 years. This online program is mapped to the Australian Curriculum and can be used as part of a unit of work or to meet specific learning outcomes.
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After completing the program young people will:
The completion of the face to face or online program links to the Australian Curriculum outcomes:
Years 5,6 – ACPPS053, ACPPS054, ACPPS055, ACPPS056, ACPPS058
Years 7 ,8 – ACPPS072, ACPPS073, ACPPS074, ACPPS076, ACPPS077
MIEACT completed an analysis of learning activities in the online program and an examination of content in Years 5-8 Personal Development Health and Physical Education syllabus document as created by NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).
The following links have been identified:
Stage 3: Year 5-6
Stage 4 – Years 7 and 8