State law addresses personal health and wellness.
Indiana Academic Standard for Health and Wellness (2017)
Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Indiana Code 20-30-5-15 Breast cancer and testicular cancer instruction
Sec. 15. (a) Each school corporation shall include in the school corporation’s high school health education curriculum instruction regarding breast cancer and testicular cancer as adopted by the state board, including the significance of early detection of these diseases through:
- (1) monthly self-examinations; and
- (2) regularly scheduled mammographies in the case of breast cancer.