HeadStrong 2.0 is a free curriculum resource that can be used to help students better understand mental health, and how to build wellbeing and resilience.
What is HeadStrong 2.0?
The HeadStrong 2.0 curriculum resource is free to download and can help students better understand mental health, and how to build wellbeing and resilience.
HeadStrong 2.0 was developed by the Black Dog Institute to make it easier for teachers educating high school students about a tough topic.
- is linked to the Health and Physical Education curriculum for Years 9-10
- includes 5 modules that are split into a series of ready-to-use classroom activities and teacher development notes
- links directly to curriculum learning outcomes
- includes topics
on:depression and bipolar disorder, seeking help, helping others, and building wellbeing and resilience
- is complemented by MindStrength, a free online learning course to help young people build resilience.
Why choose HeadStrong 2.0 for your classroom?
HeadStrong has undergone a comprehensive research trial and the evidence shows that HeadStrong increases mental health literacy which is vital in breaking down the barriers to achieving good mental health. See the research report in the Journal of Adolescence.
How to use Headstrong 2.0
This four-part mini webinar series will introduce you to HeadStrong 2.0 and help you bring it to life in the classroom.
How HeadStrong 2.0 links to the curriculum
Understanding the HeadStrong 2.0 teacher resource and content
What's new in HeadStrong 2.0?
Creating a safe and supportive environment for teaching about mental health
Accessing HeadStrong 2.0
Fill out the form below to a receive a link to download your free HeadStrong 2.0 curriculum resource and a suite of illustrated PowerPoint presentations and activities to enable a safe, engaging and effective learning environment for your students.
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