Depression and Anxiety Classroom Guidance Lesson Activities

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Anxiety & Depression Lesson Activities: These activities are intended to introduce middle school students to anxiety and depression. Students complete a myth vs fact activity to begin a discussion to dispel myths about both. Then, students learn more about the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression and next steps for reaching out for help (please note: treatment methods are not discussed in these activities). Then, students learn more about statistics relating to anxiety and depression by playing a fun, 2-team card game. These activities are great for middle school classroom guidance lessons or small group counseling activities.


What's included:

Detailed, easy to use lesson plan

→Fact vs Myth printable cards (color & b/w)

→3 handout options for fact vs myth activity

→Fact vs myth foldable sorting activity for interactive notebook

→PPT slides to review facts vs myths

→PPT slides to review signs & symptoms of anxiety and depression

→Foldable notes for interactive notebooks

→PPT slides for game to review anxiety & depression statistics

→Exit ticket printables


These activities are not intended to diagnose or screen for anxiety or depression. These are intended to educate students more about the signs, symptoms, and facts relating to both.



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