Teaching Mental Health

Teaching mental health to your family or friends might seem like a hard task, but we have easy-to-use educational tools and resources to help. On Our Sleeves joined forces with mental health advocates Nina and Ryan Day and the Harlem Globetrotters to bring you these tools to help teach mental health.

VIDEO: 10 Strategies for Better Mental Health

Sometimes, we don’t know where to even begin when it comes to making mental health a priority in our lives. We know it can be challenging, but we have lots of ideas to help you get started.

DOWNLOAD: Day Time Break Kit

In partnership with mental health advocates Nina and Ryan Day, our “Day Time Break” kits are aimed for high school grade level but are useful for all ages. They give helpful examples on how kids can deal with stress and how they can be more mentally healthy throughout their day. It encourages mental fitness by doing a quick daily activity to “Take a Day Time Break.”

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DOWNLOAD: HGI Curriculum

Our “Share Your Feelings” Program, in partnership with The Harlem Globetrotters, supports social-emotional learning and positive mental health messages for third to fifth graders. Request a printed copy from OnOurSleeves@NationwideChildrens.org.

VIDEO: 3 Things to Know About Mental Health In Partnership with The Harlem Globetrotters

Join the Harlem Globetrotters as they share three things you should know about your mental health and how easy it can be.

Wellness Tips for Your Students

Add these wellness tips throughout the day to help your kids manage their mental health and also help with yours.

DOWNLOAD: Mental Health Coloring Sheets

You think coloring is only for kids? Research shows that coloring and journaling can help improve the mood of kids - AND adults! Use these coloring sheets with your kids as an easy way to talk about mental health.

On Our Sleeves Anchor Coloring Page

Anchor Coloring Sheet

Who is your anchor? Color in the anchor with your favorite color and add words as to why this person is your anchor.

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On Our Sleeves Thankful Coloring Page

Gratitude Coloring Sheet

Showing gratitude is good for our health! What are you thankful for?

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On Our Sleeves Spread Kindness Coloring

Spread Kindness Coloring Sheet

Spread kindness today. Write a message to someone you love.

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