Health/Phys. Ed.

Teen Depression: Signs, Symptoms, and Getting Help (2009)

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This program, targeted at teenage viewers, emphasizes the message that depression is a medical illness, not a sign of weakness or a flaw in character. Real teens from diverse backgrounds talk about their struggles with depression and their strategies for recovery.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:19
Teen Depression: Signs, Symptoms, and Getting Help

Straight Talk: The Truth About STDs (2009)

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STDs are a big problem for teens. This total curriculum package teaches teens that STDs are still here and still dangerous. Using a health clinic setting, teens present “peer to peer” information on the six most common STDs today: HPV (genital warts), Chlamydia, HIV, Gonorrhea, Herpes and Hepatitis B.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:20
Straight Talk: The Truth About STDs

Am I Normal?: Teens and Emotional Health (2009)

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Today’s students face an enormous range of emotional issues—worries about academic performance, anxiety about how peers view them, problems with parents and teachers, concern over physical appearance, and much more.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:22
Am I Normal?: Teens and Emotional Health

Nobody's Perfect: Learning Self-Acceptance (2009)

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Caught up trying to fit in and please others, students often engage in harsh self-judgment and self-blame that can negatively affect their health, school work, behavior and happiness. Using creative visual imagery, as well as listening to and learning from real middle-school students, program models the path to self-acceptance.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:23
Nobody's Perfect: Learning Self-Acceptance

Drugged Driving: The Road to Disaster (2009)

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Intoxicated teen drivers are responsible for 18% of motor vehicle deaths each year. Alcohol abuse is a major factor, but teen drivers' abuse of over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs and marijuana is rising at an alarming rate. Teens are driving impaired and putting their lives and the lives of others at grave risk.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:26
Drugged Driving: The Road to Disaster

Diabetes: Why Many Teens are at Risk (2009)

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As a direct result of poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, and obesity, Type 2 diabetes has become a serious health risk for many teens.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:16
Diabetes: Why Many Teens are at Risk

Social Skills for Life: Managing Strong Emotions (2009)

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Using a fast-paced, entertaining blend of short dramatic situations and animated cartoons, the program helps students deal with strong emotions. Students see how the brain goes into "reptilian" mode when emotions run high. They learn to identify their own emotional triggers and recognize their unique patterns of responding to those triggers, both physically and emotionally.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:20
Social Skills for Life: Managing Strong Emotions

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