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Youth Wellbeing

Youth Well-being

Mental Wellness and Online Safety

Mental wellness, also referred to as mental well-being or mental health, is a state of emotional and psychological balance and resilience that allows individuals to cope with the challenges of life, build positive relationships, work productively, and make meaningful contributions to their communities.

It encompasses a range of factors that influence a person’s emotional and psychological state, including their emotional intelligence, self-esteem, coping skills, and overall psychological resilience.


Course Outline

This guide and toolkit are designed to equip you with strategies, resources, and practical approaches to foster a safe and supportive online environment that promotes mental wellness.

  • Importance of Mental Wellness in Youth
  • Recognizing Signs of Mental Health Concerns
  • Creating a Safe and Supportive Space
  • Educators’ Role in Promoting Mental Wellness
  • Establishing Trust and Open Communication
  • Building a Nonjudgmental and Inclusive Classroom
  • Interlinking Online Safety and Mental Wellness
  • Addressing Cyberbullying and Online Harassment
  • Supporting Students Affected by Online Challenges
  • Setting Healthy Boundaries for Online Activities
  • Encouraging Offline Activities for Self-care
  • Recognizing the Impact of Screen Time on Mental Health
  • Teaching Respectful Online Behavior
  • Guiding Students in Ethical Online Interactions
  • Encouraging Online Empathy and Kindness
  • Introducing Mindfulness Practices
  • Incorporating Digital Detox Activities
  • Benefits of Balancing Online and Offline Experiences
  • Educating Students About Mental Health Resources
  • Creating a Safe Space for Discussions
  • Recognizing When to Refer Students to Support Services
  • Engaging Parents in Nurturing Youth’s Mental Wellness
  • Communicating About Online Safety and Mental Health
  • Coordinating Efforts for Holistic Support
  • Exploring Online Resources for Mental Wellness
  • Sharing Positive Mental Health Apps and Platforms
  • Websites and Hotlines for Mental Health Support
  • [Case Scenario 1: Addressing Social Media Comparison and Self-esteem]
  • [Case Scenario 2: Supporting a Student Affected by Online Harassment]
  • Balancing Your Own Well-being as an Educator
  • Strategies for Managing Stress and Compassion Fatigue

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