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Workshop Overview

8 Episodes · 8 Videos · 46 minutes Total Running Time

Taking care of our mental health is so important to thriving as individuals. And yet, many of us struggle with it and then feel shame about struggling with it. In this series, we explore what it means to take care of our mental health and how to combat the shame and stigma that often comes with mental illness. Recognizing the complex and deeply personal dimensions of mental illness, this series specifically looks at anxiety, depression, self-harm, and suicidal ideation.

Episodes

  • 1

    Episode 1: Mental Health 101

    • Mental Health 101 - 5 min

    • Leader's Guide - Episodes 1&2

    • Student Follow Along Sheet - Episode 1

  • 2

    Episode 2: Shame & Stigma

    • Shame & Stigma - 5 min

    • Student Follow Along Sheet - Episode 2

  • 3

    Episode 3: Anxiety, Part I

    • Anxiety, Part I - 5 min

    • Leader's Guide - Episodes 3&4

    • Student Follow Along Sheet - Episode 3

  • 4

    Episode 4: Anxiety, Part II

    • Anxiety, Part II - 5 min

    • Student Follow Along Sheet - Episode 4

  • 5

    Episode 5: Depression, Part I

    • Depression, Part I - 5 min

    • Leader's Guide - Episodes 5&6

    • Student Follow Along Sheet - Episode 5

  • 6

    Episode 6: Depression, Part II

    • Depression, Part II - 6 min

    • Student Follow Along Sheet - Episode 6

  • 7

    Episode 7: Self Harm

    • Self Harm - 6.5 min

    • Delaney's Story - Overcoming Self-harm

    • Leader's Guide - Episode 7

    • Student Follow Along Sheet - Episode 7

  • 8

    Episode 8: Suicide

    • Suicide - 6 min

    • Leader's Guide - Episode 8

    • Follow Along Sheet - Episode 8

  • 9

    Appendix

    • Just Breathe Workshop Notes

    • Just Breathe Workshop Survey

Your students will learn...

Important content that helps them understand how to take care of their mental health. Learning outcomes include:

  • An understanding of what positive mental health looks like (not just seeing it as the absence of mental illnesses)

  • DSM-5 informed definitions and descriptions of common mental illnesses, including anxiety, self-harm, and suicidal ideation

  • How to be there for others who are struggling with mental illness (even if you aren't struggling yourself)

  • Practical tips for what to do if you find yourself struggling with mental illness

  • Encouraging stories of people who've struggled with mental illness and who've made it through them

Included Supporting Curriculum

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