Health I Week 9
Monday: Mental Health Review. Please review the following and be ready for the test tomorrow.
Tuesday: Mental Health Unit Test!!!
Update- If you have not taken your test, you MUST come in and make it up during lunch or we can set up a time to take it after school!
Wednesday: Mrs. Escalante - The Health Services Advocate at THS - to talk about the services here at Taft.
Start Personal Connections Writing activity
Think about someone you know quite well who abuses substances. What substances are they?
What are some of the types of behavior that tell you this person is abusing substances?
What impact has the substance abuse had on this person’s life?
How has it affected his or her family or other people close to this person?
Is this person aware that he or she has a substance abuse problem? How do you know?
Has this person ever tried to quit abusing substances? What was that like? Was he/she successful?
Do you use, or have you used, alcohol or drugs? If so, have you ever abused these substances? What are your reasons for saying that you have abused, rather than just used, these substances?
What thoughts and feelings do you have about substance abusers and their lifestyle?
Thursday: Intro to Substance Abuse
Friday: Community Circle- Share Personal Connections
Mental Health Unit Review
Know common signs and symptoms of mental illness, including depression.
Be able to identify treatment options for mental illness, including depression.
Explain the difference between being sad and being depressed.
Be able to discuss the stigma surrounding mental illness.
Describe someone who is resilient. Be able to tell me what makes them resilient.
Explain the difference between eustress and distress.
Explain the importance of sleep to your overall health.
Know the warning signs/risk factors of suicide.
Be able to draw the health triangle and explain the significance of the triangle.
Describe how you manage your stress.
Evaluate the affect the media has on mental illness.
Use an I-message in a conflict situation.
Follow the SO QUIC method to resolve a conflict.
What can you to help someone contemplating suicide (ACT technique).