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Our Mental Health Program explores the different ways we express our emotions and how to maintain a healthy state of mind.  It focuses on the importance of accepting each other’s differences, and understanding what makes us different, is also what makes us special. The program topics include Learning Differences (ADHD), Mental Health Awareness (Depression), Problem Solving, Self Esteem, and Expressing Our Feelings. These scripts provide information to aid young people in making healthy, sensible decisions and focuses on positive self-esteem and open communication.

 

 

INTERMEDIATE (GRADES 2 – 4)

Presentation & Interactive Running Time: 45 Minutes – (3) Show Program

  • “SHHHH!!!!” – A young girl with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), explains her challenges and learning strategies to a friend.
  • “What’s the Problem” – Two friends purchase a video game together and an argument ensues over who the game actually belongs to. An older brother of one of the girls guides his sister through the problem solving process, and the two friends work together to find a solution for their problem.
  • “Feelings are Important”Two friends get together to talk about a school project about Feelings. One is having trouble coming up with an idea, and the other shares her completed project with an inspired song about how Feelings Are Important. The friends discover how helpful it is to talk to someone about your feelings when you have a bad day, and are reminded that they always have each other to turn to.

SENIOR (GRADES 4 – 6)

Presentation & Interactive Running Time: 45 Minutes – (3) Show Program

  • “The Counselling Game”- Two girls decide to play a game of counselling.” They are a little confused about what goes on in a counselling session. The brother of one of the girls overhears the game and shares with his sister what actually transpires during his counselling sessions, how he talks about his feelings, and how his counsellor helps him deal with those feelings. The siblings talk about being open with their feelings especially with those that care about you in order to maintain good mental health.
  • “Food For Thought” – Two friends order a pizza together in the food court at the local mall. When one accidentally drops the pizza and berates herself for what she thinks is her stupidity, her friend helps her to understand that she is a good person who just made a mistake. The puppets confide in each other about their own insecurities and discover that they aren’t alone in feeling down on themselves sometimes. They discuss the importance of confiding in a mentor, and how one caring friend or adult can make all the difference in a young person’s life.
  • “What’s the Problem”- Two friends purchase a video game together and an argument ensues over who actually owns the game. One girl’s older brother guides his sister through the problem solving process, and the two friends work together to find a solution to their problem. This script is presented for both age groups as problem solving is a lesson that we never outgrow!

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