Understand what mental health means and its impact on those around us. Learn about different mental health disorders and identify strategies for self-help and helping others.

For Teachers

Training for staff, teen teachers and on-site program site staff interested will be provided as needed. The training can be provided as a combination of staff, teen teachers and/or on-site program site staff; OR the training can be provided for staff in a train-the-trainer format so extension staff can provide additional training locally.

Key Concepts

  • Healthy Living
  • Leadership
  • Personal Development
  • Physical Science

For Youth Grades 13-18

Participants will:

  • Understand what mental health means and its impact on those around us
  • Identify the difference among some common but serious mental health disorders
  • Understand how society communicates about this issue in casual speech and in the media
  • Identify strategies of self-help and be part of the solution

4-H SPIN Club experiences involving 5 or more youth engaged in 6 or more virtual or face-to-face learning experiences. Sites can be in-school, after-school, and/or day camp or week-end learning experiences.