On Our Sleeves: Teaching Children about Mental Health
Grades: Elementary & Middle School (K-8)
Subject Area: Health & Wellness, Social-Emotional Learning, Language Arts
Made Possible By: On Our Sleeves®, the movement for children’s mental health
One in five children today is living with a mental illness. That’s why it’s important to talk about children’s mental health. The NEW Breaking Stigmas program for grades K-8 helps children recognize, identify, and manage their emotions, while also learning how to foster empathy and express kindness to help their peers. Use the take-home letter to bring students’ families into your classroom conversation. Help On Our Sleeves® break the stigma of silence so we can transform children’s mental health. Additional kits on emotional empowerment and taking a day time break also provide tools for supporting students’ mental wellness.
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