Mental Health Awareness for Students

Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness – 60-90 Minutes

The purpose of this presentation is to provide mental health awareness for students.  Stigma can cause shame, secrecy and embarrassment.  The purpose of the presentation is to help increase communication to educate about mental illness and to reduce its stigma.  The Acceptance Analyzer Tool (©Mastering Mental Health) will be utilized.  The presentation will cover the following topics:

  • Mental Health versus Mental Illness
  • Mental Health Facts
  • What Causes Mental Health
  • Defining Stigma
  • Types of Stigma
  • Brief Synopsis of Presenter’s Personal Story Relating to Mental Health Stigma
  • Presentation of United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley’ Mental Health Community Report
  • Introduction of the National Text, Talk, Act Campaign
  • Assessment of  Interest in Local Future Participation
  • Evaluation of Presentation

This presentation can be adjusted to accommodate length of time as needed.

Mental Health Awareness for Students

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