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Approximately 280 million people have depression worldwide. This lesson plan provides information and advice on dealing with depression and includes:

  • A clear outline of depression and its causes.
  • Tips on how to recognise depression.
  • Guidance on ways to recover from depression.


  • Ready to use lesson plan to introduce depression and its effects on physical and mental health.
  • Photocopiable — use year after year again and again.
  • Simple, clear and concise and easy to follow.
  • Downloadable — instantly available and no delivery costs.

What’s Inside?

  • What is depression?
  • What are the main causes of depression?
  • How can we recognise the symptoms of depression?
  • How to recover from depression.

Who is it for?

  • Teachers — This lesson plan helps teachers explain what depression is and how it affects people.
  • Parents — This resource enables parents to provide guidance for their children on tackling depression.
  • Young People — This pack helps young people identify the signs of depression as well as how to deal with it.

Product Details

  • Pages: 14
  • Duration: 55 mins – 1 hour
  • Age range: 12 years and upwards

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