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Lesson Plans: Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

Free downloadable lesson plans for Grades 6-12


Breaking the Silence (BTS) is an educational program for grades 6-12. Lesson Plans with, stories, games, and posters, put a human face on mental illness and confront the myths that reinforce the silence. BTS is committed to educating all students about mental illness; combating stigma, teaching the warning signs, encouraging open discussion, and promoting help seeking behavior.

This set of 10 lesson plans were developed by NAMI Queens/Nassau, we are now offering it for free. Please consider making a donation to our affiliate so we can continue to make a difference in educating students and teachers about mental health disorders.

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Instructional videos referred to in the lesson plans: Big Mouth Kevin, Knock, Knock Who’s There and Stay at Home Mondays


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