Student to World: Mental Health

by  Global Nomads Group

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Student to World is an online course where youth learn about global issues from articles, videos, and stories created by students from around the world. The program explores a theme from a local to global perspective, culminating with an action plan. Currently, the following themes are available: Global Hunger, Art in Action, Ocean Health, and Pandemic, Overcoming Bia, Mental Health, Sports, Women's Rights and Human Rights.

Student to World: Mental Health teaches about the strigma of mental health issues in various contexts and communities, as well as how youth can care for themselves and their brain health. With unique features, including youth-generated instructional vides and tips for taking concrete action against stigma and bias, this curriculum is of interest to everyone concerned with the mental health of global youth and creating a kinder, more compassionate world.

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~6-8 hours of content

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Homeschool/Family , Learning Pod

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Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, International, Leadership, Reading, Social and Emotional Learning( SEL), Writing

Program Delivery Mode

Canvas LMS

Booking Information

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

GNG has a strong commitment to providing each and every student the opportunity to develop the global competency skills needed to be successful in our world regardless of a school's ability to pay. Our Student to World program is available to all youth participants and their educators/facilitators for FREE.

Should you need to pause or stop programming, we ask that you reach out to our dedicated staff who can support in amending your program schedule and providing alternative implementation options.

About This Provider

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Global Nomads Group

New York, NY
United States

Founded in 1998, the Global Nomads Group (GNG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to heightening children's understanding and appreciation for the world and its people. Global Nomads Group programs focus on storytelling, an interdisciplinary and powerful vehicle for young people to build empathy, global awareness, and action oriented skills. By exchanging their personal stories with one another, youth reflect on their families, cultures, communities, and contexts and allow them to make global issues personal, relevant, and actionable.

Jennifer Hawkins
+1 (917) 810-3885

Program Details


Student to World: Mental Health is explore through 4 modules.

Module 1 #EverydayBrainHealth: Teens explore and share stories about the connection between our minds and our emotions, how specific chemicals in the brain impact our mental health, and what we can do to strengthen our mental health.

Module 2 #EverydayStigma: Teens explore and share stories about the perceptions around mental health and the stigma that comes from our communities surrounding different mental health disorders.

Module 3 #EverydayScreenFree: Teens explore and share stories about the correlation between excessive social media use, screen time, and our mental health.

Module 4 #EverydayAction: Teens will explore and design an action plan for how they can help break down stigmas surrounding mental health.


-Examine the chemical reactions in your brain
-Understand the different chemicals that are released in times of happiness and stress
-Explore the stigma surrounding mental health in your local community
-Reflect on the ways that mental health stigma are created and perpetuated
-Consider the role of social media in mental health
-Explore methods of reducing stress and mental health challenges in your daily life
-Set a goal to support positive mental health for all; Know how stories help connect us to one another.

1. Harness the power of their voice
2. Engage with difference
3. Experience deep empathy
4. Develop global awareness
5. Explore topics relevant and meaningful to their life

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Our program is aligned with the following standards:

-Asia Society Global Competencies

-CASEL’s Social & Emotional Learning

-United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

-English Language Proficiency

-English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

-Next Generation Science Standards