Stigma and Stereotypes

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Mental Health Awareness Series

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In this lesson, you will investigate the stigma and stereotypes associated with mental health. By understanding the impact of stigma and analyzing case studies, you will learn how to challenge harmful misconceptions. This lesson encourages you to promote mental health acceptance and to support others in creating a stigma-free community.

 

 

Mental Health Awareness Series

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Investigate the stigma and stereotypes associated with mental health.

LEARNING INTENTIONS

Understand the impact of stigma and how to combat it.

SUCCESS CRITERIA

Students can identify common stereotypes and propose strategies to reduce stigma.

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Discuss the psychological and social impact of stigma and provide support resources.
Good: Identifies stereotypes. Better: Analyzes impact. Best: Develops strategies to reduce stigma.

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