Every Mind Matters

The “Every Mind Matters” Program Resource, copyrighted by NAMI NJ, is an interactive health supplement designed for students in Grades 5-12 and Grades 9-12 to enhance their knowledge about physical and mental health and strengthen their coping strategies in dealing with stressful feelings and situations.

It is designed for use by health teachers, guidance counselors, school psychologists, school social workers and school nurses. The centerpiece of the resource is an interactive PowerPoint, accompanied by a structured narrative and numerous hands on activities in three 50-minute lessons.

The “Every Mind Matters” module includes a pre- and post test, quizzes, optional long range assignments and additional resources. It correlates with the NJ Department of Education Core Curriculum Content Standards and is intended for use by Health and Phys. Ed. Teachers to help meet the Standards for Wellness (2.1) in Grades 4, 6, 8, and 12.

For more information about the “Every Mind Matters” Teaching Resource, please call
Lorrie Baumann, NAMI NJ Director of School Education Programs,
at (908) 685-0206 or schoolprograms@naminj.org



NAMI NJ is proud to announce that Lorrie Baumann, Director of School Education Programs, has been selected as an Outstanding Woman in Somerset County in the category of Education for 2013 by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women (SCCSW). Read press release.