This concept area
focuses on essential content students need to know to handle emotions in
positive ways, anger and conflict management, stress management, respect, and
mental health issues, including depression and suicide.
HE1: Self Management
Students will understand how to reduce their
health risks through the practice of healthy behaviors.
healthy stress management techniques for reducing, avoiding or coping
between situations that require care and concern among friends or
require getting the support and help of caring adults (e.g., getting
help vs. tattling).
HE2: Core Concepts
Students will show an understanding of health
promotion and disease prevention concepts.
strategies that promote emotional and mental health (e.g.,
characteristics and conditions associated with positive
the warning signs, behaviors, risk factors, and protective factors for
depression and suicide.