Arkansas - HE K-12 curriculum—suicide prevention (MS): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
standard
Summary: 

State law addresses suicide prevention.

Arkansas Physical Education and Health Educaton Curriculum Framework

Personal Health

Grade 7

  • HW.11.7.1: Examine skills necessary to manage mental and emotional health:

    • defense mechanisms

    • self-talk

    • coping skills

    • stress management

  • HW.11.7.2: Discuss the warning signs of depression and suicidal thoughts

  • HW.11.7.3: Discuss the benefits of safe behavior and the consequences of risky behavior (e.g., seatbelts, sexual activity, teen pregnancy, drugs, alcohol, types of abuse, dietary supplements)

Grade 8

  • HW.11.8.1: Demonstrate skills necessary to manage mental and emotional health:

    • defense mechanisms

    • self- talk

    • coping skills

  • stress management

  • HW.11.8.2: Discuss the warning signs of depression and suicidal thoughts

  • HW.11.8.3: Distinguish personal responsibility in making choices affecting individual health and wellness

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