Teachers TV video collection - Secondary PSHE - Physical and emotional issues

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Secondary PSHE - Physical and Emotional Issues

This collection of Teachers TV PSHE resources have been made specifically for teaching KS3 and KS4 students.

They identify a range of emotional and physical issues, making them a good starting point for discussion and further work on these sensitive topics.

Troubled Minds Series

Four Stories

  • A compilation of four short animated films, narrated by young people who have been real life sufferers of: eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome and self-harm.


  • A young woman describes how she took to physically harming herself to seek relief and distraction from the emotional pain she was suffering.

Asperger’s Syndrome

  • A young man describes how his Asperger’s Syndrome caused him to struggle socially at school, and consequently suffer great emotional distress.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Danny describes his obsessive compulsive disorder - the overwhelming impulse to do things over and over and over again.

Eating Disorders

  • A young woman describes the dangerous eating disorders of binging and purging from which she has now recovered, but which once threatened her life.

Mental Health

Secondary PSHE - Depressions

  • Teens giving their opinions on depression in this video intended to spark class debate.

KS3/4 PSHE - Anorexia

  • Anorexia is a complex mental illness which can affect young men as well as women. Teens reveal what led them to become anorexic and describe the long-road to recovery.

Anger Management

Secondary PSHE - Violence and Abuse - Anger

  • A lesson starter on anger issues, featuring an interview with a teenage boy.

Secondary PSHE Resources - Money and Careers

Secondary PSHE Resources - Bullying

Secondary PSHE Resources - Lifestyle and Choices

Secondary PSHE Resources - Sex and Relationship Education


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