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You Got the Power!

Superheroes use the power within themselves to be extraordinary heroes


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Students in grades K-4 picked out a super power (social/emotional skill) and wrote how they could use this power to help others

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A superhero is somebody who is: brave, strong, nice, fast, cool, smart, amazing, and a fighter

Superheroes: have power, lead exciting lives, wear capes, and almost always win in the end

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Check out your Super Gal or Super Guy displayed, this month, on the bulletin board outside Mrs. Scotto-Lavino’s classroom


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Turn the Mental Health Stigma Inside Out

Erase the Stigma!

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What is a mental stigma?

A stigma is a negative “label” that creates negative feelings, attitudes, and beliefs about mental health, and can lead to discrimination as well as reluctance to ask for help

Stigmas causes ­čí¬ fear, mistrust, and discrimination

Stigma stops ­čí¬ people from getting the help

*All emotions are important and helpful at times

*We can have more than one feeling about an event

*Sadness is important and can foster connection with other people

*Feelings about past events can change over time

*Expecting someone to be happy all the time is impossible

*Emotions may look a little different for each person