Agriculture and land-based studies students: mental health lesson plan & guide

Secondary

A lesson plan focused on starting conversations about mental health with agriculture and land-based studies students.

The information and teaching suggestions in this resource are designed for use in further education settings, and are specifically designed for students on agricultural and land-based college courses.

They highlight the importance of talking about problems as a means of dealing with mental distress and of signposting students to existing and new networks of support.

The learning outcomes of this resource are:

  • To generate awareness and discussion surrounding mental health and the importance of talking when in distress.
  • To understand why this is an issue in agricultural and landbased occupations.
  • To identify potential personal support networks as well as those which exist within the college or externally.
  • To be aware of stress and how more significant concerns may begin to develop and impact on student life.
  • To be aware of depression as a significant health issue.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use by agricultural and land-based college students

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