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Support for mental health - learning materials

Description of assignment

  • The assignment is suitable as a group assignment, and it can also be used in connection with theme days or as part of support pupil or tutor activities.
  • OPS content and target areas: To guide the pupil to deepen and maintain their knowledge of society (T4) and to discuss the promotion of their own wellbeing and safety as well as that of local communities, such as families (S2).
  • Time estimate about 60 minutes.

Support for mental health

The assignment is suitable as part of the programme for the school's well-being day or should be completed by the student union and support pupils. 

Read about mental health problems and the help provided for them on the page Help for mental health problems.

Work in groups to create a poster series on common mental health problems. Posters can be made by hand or using digital services (ex: Canva). 

Also include information on the poster on where to get help if necessary. You can find service providers who can help on the website under "Who should I contact if I am worried about my own mental health or the mental health of a person close to me?" and by searching for help online. 

Check the information with your teacher.  

Updated: 17/8/2022