Supporting a friend with depression

Students examine ways they could support a friend with depression.

Year Level

7-10

Duration

5 minutes

Type

  • In class activity

SEL Competencies

  • Social awareness
  • Relationship skills
  • Responsible decision-making

Learning Intention

  • Students learn practical ways to support a friend with depression.

Key Outcomes

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • identify ways to help a friend with depression.

Activity 01

Instructions 5 min

  1. In groups of 3–4, students develop a 30-second infomercial that explains how to support a friend with depression. Students can use the article ‘6 ways to help a friend with depression’.
  2. Invite students to present their infomercial to the class.