Youth & School

Stress Better: Years 10-12

Builds an in-depth understanding of stress, how it can impact our daily lives and equips participants with tools to manage stress more effectively.

The details

Stress Better

This program is designed to build student understandings of stress, including how to identify stress in our own bodies and how it can impact our daily lives. The session equips students with tools and strategies to manage stress more effectively and addresses help-seeking.

Guided by our DoNOHarm Framework, and delivered by trained MIEACT staff and lived experience educators, this is an interactive session that utilises evidence-informed content on stress and stress management to educate students on how to recognise and manage their own stress through effective self-care practices.

This program is mapped to the Australian Curriculum

Year 10

  • ACPPS090
  • ACPPS094
  • ACPPS095
  • ACPPS097
  • ACPPS098

Year 11, 12

  • Behavioural Science
  • Psychology

By the end of this session participants will:

  1. Have an increased understanding of stress and the effects it can have on us
  2. Identify their own stressors and what stress looks and feels like for them
  3. Understand the physiological response to stress
  4. Understand how to identify stress within our own bodies
  5. Understand stress tolerance and the ways we can impact our stress levels
  6. Identify helpful strategies for managing stress and stressful situations
  7. Identify where we can get help.

Building understanding of stress, its impacts and how to manage it more effectively

This program has received a 100% recommendation rating from both Teachers and Students. Additionally, 92% of participants felt their understanding of the topic had increased “Extremely” (69%) or “Significantly” (23%) as a result of the session.