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.The AIR student presentation is mental health education geared towards students, middle school through college age. It is a peer-led multi-modal presentation: PowerPoint, video, interactive discussion.
TOPICS COVERED • What is a mental health disorder? What is not? • Stereotypes about mental health disorders • The prevalence of mental health disorders • Possible warning signs • Possible effects of improperly-treated mental health disorders • One or two short stories of families affected by mental health disorders and/or suicide • Warning signs of suicide and statistics • Myths vs. Facts regarding suicide • Resources By early 2014, just over 14,000 students have participated in the Coming Up For AIR presentation in New Jersey, New York and Vermont.