Course Description

Mental Well-being for Students equips undergraduates with essential skills and information to navigate the stressors and emotional challenges associated with college life. The course helps learners practice self-care, recognize when they or their peers are in distress, and take action to find additional support.

Learning Objectives

  • Reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and promote conversations about well-being
  • Introduce strategies for approaching challenges, including self-management, self-advocacy, and building a support system
  • Empower learners to support peers in crisis situations
  • Connect learners with campus-based support and local resources

 

JED Foundation Logo This course was developed in partnership with The JED Foundation.

As part of our shared mission to promote students safety, emotional health, and wellness EVERFI and the JED Foundation have partnered to co-develop Mental Well-being for Students.

 


Course Syllabus

Module 1: What is Mental Well-Being?

Pre-Course Survey
Knowledge Quiz

Module 2: Self-Management

Module 3: Recognizing Challenges

Module 4: Seeking & Offering Help

Knowledge Assessment

The purpose of the Part 2 Survey is to measure learning outcomes and behavioral changes resulting from going through this course.

We recommend assigning Part 2 after a 4-6 week intersession is to allow learners to incorporate what they learned into their daily lives and experiences with their peers.

Automated Assignments can be used to implement an intersession.

Post-Course Survey


Course Materials and Tools

Course Flier

Course Outline and Learning Objectives

An Evidence-Informed Curriculum to Support Student Mental Health and Wellness

Choosing an Evidence-Informed Curriculum for Mental Health Education

Mental Well-being Email Templates During COVID-19

 


Implementation Resources

Configuration Guide

Fall Semester Implementation Guide

Spring Semester Implementation Guide

Facilitator Guide

Parent & Caregiver Guide



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