Mental Health Educate
Youth mental health educational resources for teachers and other educators
Mental Health Educate is a website that provides access to a range of resources about young people's mental health. The resources are primarily aimed at educators but are free to use by anyone with an interest in exploring issues affecting young people's mental health. All of the resources were developed by clinicians, researchers and academics at the Department of Psychiatry, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences along with a number of collaborators across the education, Arts and online sectors. The target age range for most of the resources is young people aged 13-21 years. Some of the resources are available in both English and Irish.
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Four introductory videos and a powerpoint presentation about mental health and mental health difficulties in young people.
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH ANIMATION SERIES
A series of six animations on the themes of Feeling Different, Anxiety, Loneliness, Depression, Being Bullied and Body Image.
EXPLORING LOCAL YOUTH
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Group-based lesson plans on exploring youth mental health services in your local area.
THE BRAIN BOOK
An informative guide to
the anatomy of the brain in the style of a mindfulness colouring book.
A YOUNG PERSON'S
GUIDE TO THE MIND
More information from our companion website about
the brain, memory, psychosis
and scientific research.
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH
Interactive lesson plans about cannabis and the link between cannabis use and mental health difficulties.