Romeo and Juliet

Lesson 1

Objective: I understand the difference between feeling low and having depression.

Read Romeo Lamenting Extract

How is Romeo feeling? Do you think he is feeling low or does he have depression?

Discuss the signs of whether someone is feeling low or has depression. Show students where you can find out the signs using the NHS website.  Explain that it is not always clear what the difference is, but if someone is experiencing low mood or depression there are actions they can take.

Discuss Romeo's actions (e.g. staying inside, speaking to a friend), are they helping to lift his mood or making him feel worse.

You: Reflect on the actions you would take if you or a friend felt low/ depressed. Give information for who to speak to at school, how to make a Dr's appointment or the number for childline 0800 1111.

Lesson 1

Objective: I understand the difference between feeling low and having depression.

Read Romeo Lamenting Extract

How is Romeo feeling? Do you think he is feeling low or does he have depression?

Discuss the signs of whether someone is feeling low or has depression. Show students where you can find out the signs using the NHS website.  Explain that it is not always clear what the difference is, but if someone is experiencing low mood or depression there are actions they can take.

Discuss Romeo's actions (e.g. staying inside, speaking to a friend), are they helping to lift his mood or making him feel worse.

You: Reflect on the actions you would take if you or a friend felt low/ depressed. Give information for who to speak to at school, how to make a Dr's appointment or the number for childline 0800 1111.

Lesson 1

Objective: I understand the difference between feeling low and having depression.

Read Romeo Lamenting Extract

How is Romeo feeling? Do you think he is feeling low or does he have depression?

Discuss the signs of whether someone is feeling low or has depression. Show students where you can find out the signs using the NHS website.  Explain that it is not always clear what the difference is, but if someone is experiencing low mood or depression there are actions they can take.

Discuss Romeo's actions (e.g. staying inside, speaking to a friend), are they helping to lift his mood or making him feel worse.

You: Reflect on the actions you would take if you or a friend felt low/ depressed. Give information for who to speak to at school, how to make a Dr's appointment or the number for childline 0800 1111.

Lesson 2

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Consulting

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