Childhood/Adolescent Mental Illness Awareness

Childhood/Adolescent Mental Illness Awareness

This week discussed mental health in the younger population. Typically, this is the school aged population who find themselves struggling with certain mental health issues. For this assignment you are to write a script where you are a classroom presenter talking to students about mental illness. You have a lot of creative freedom here.

Demonstrate your understanding of mental illness in children and adolescents.

Create a 10-15 slide PowerPoint addressing the following:

·  What demographic you are talking to about mental illness?

·  Which mental illness(es) you are discussing?

·  Any sources that would be beneficial for students to have access to

·  Signs and symptoms to watch for in their peers, loved ones, or family members

·  Type up a script of what you would say

·  Feel free to use any pictures or videos that you feel enhances your presentation