Mississippi - HE K-12 curriculum—mental and emotional health (HS): Curricula

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State law addresses mental and emotional health.

Contemporary Health (9-12)

Unit 2: Mental Health

Understandings and Goals

Enduring Understandings

In this unit, the student will

  • learn how mental health contributes to personality.
  • describe how the effects of stress influence mental health and the harmful effects of stress affect the body.
  • will be able to identify and describe symptoms of mental disorders.
  • be able to identify treatment centers where assistance can be provided.
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