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Health Education Curriculum Health Education I (7-8)
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Students will develop a foundation of knowledge related to reducing risk factors and enhancing factors that promote positive mental and emotional health.

Standard HI.MEH.3:

Explore relevant facts about self-harming behaviors and suicide, including warning signs, and where to turn for help.
  • Question, Persuade, Refer
    Students will learn to identify signs of suicide and identify and practice the skills of questioning, persuading and referring.
  • You Can Get Through It
    Students will understand the impact of suicide and identify the factors contributing to suicide risk. They will also identify people included in a support system and the warning signs of suicide.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Jodi  Parker and see the Health Education website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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