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Mental Health Awareness - Breaking the Silence (Middle School) (GR 6-8)

by  Byrnes Health Education

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The Breaking the Silence - Middle School program is designed to increase awareness about the importance of mental health. Emphasis is placed on combating stigma with facts and replacing stigma with compassion. Participants will learn about the prevalence and basic signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses. including anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, and depression.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $315.00


The minimum price per program is $315.00 - (1-75 participants).

A tiered pricing structure is utilized based on the number of program participants which will be discussed at the time of scheduling.

**Please provide approximately 4 weeks' notice when scheduling.

Length

One 45 minute session


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, Homeschool/Family

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

75


Primary Disciplines

Brain Research, Character Education, Health/Physical Education, Social and Emotional Learning( SEL)


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom


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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

A fee of 25% will be charged to sites that cancel with 15-3 days notice.
A full 100% fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
No fee will be charged to programs cancelled due to natural causes (weather, etc.)

About This Provider

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Byrnes Health Education

York, PA
United States

Located in south central Pennsylvania, Byrnes Health Education (BHE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that remains dedicated to the mission of educating and inspiring people of all ages to make healthy choices since 1995.


We are proud to offer a variety of preventive health education programs to students (grades PreK-12) and adults (workplace, parents, teachers). Those local to our area can experience our "in-person" programs either here at our center or at their location. Additionally, now thanks to technology, participants outside of our "in-person" reach can experience our "live-virtual" webcast programs during which a BHE health educator streams live from one of our five teaching theaters, Participants in all programs are presented vital health content while being engaged through interactive visuals, props, exhibits, activities, and experiments,

Program subject areas include Social/Emotional (character education/bullying prevention), substance abuse prevention, general health, human development, nutrition & fitness, oral health, and safety & disease prevention. All program content is based on factual scientific information, and guided and mapped to state and national health education standards (as well as those in several Canadian providences).

We are passionate about health education and thrilled to be partnering with you to share in that passion!

Contact:
Nicole Angeli, Director of Education Services
nangeli@byrneshec.org
717-848-3064 ext 267

Program Details

Format

1. Wellness versus illness
2. Stigma surrounding mental illness
3. Myth Busters Activty
4. Always 5 Activity
5. Normal fear and anxiety
6. Anxiety Disorders
7. Obessive Compulsive Disorder
8. Depression
9. Treatment: coping skills, therapy, medication

Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Define mental illness as a brain based condition affecting thoughts, feeling, and functioning
2. Identify stigmas regarding mental illness and explain ways to break them
3. Explain basic signs and symptoms of Anxiety Disorders, Depression, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Standard 2 Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Standard 3 Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.
Standard 4 Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
Standard 7 Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
Standard 8 Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.

State Standards

Pennsylvania Health, Safety, & Physical Education
10.1.6 E
10.2.6 C
10.3.6 C