State law addresses mental and emotional health.
Oklahoma Administrative Code 210:15-3-143.1 Standard One: Comprehending Concepts in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
(d) Standard One objectives for Grades 6-8. The following objectives apply for students in Grade 6 through Grade 8:
- (1) Objective 1. Analyze the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.
- (2) Objective 2. Describe the interrelationships of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health in adolescence.
- (3) Objective 3. Analyze how the environment affects personal health.
- (4) Objective 4. Describe how family history can affect personal health (e.g., genetics and/or family behavior patterns).
Priority Academic Student Skills HEALTH/SAFETY EDUCATION
Mental and emotional health is taught as part of health education.