Michigan Model for Health

The Michigan Model for Health is an evidence-based sequential K-12 curriculum that addresses essential health skills and covers Social and Emotional Skills; Nutrition and Physical Activity; Safety; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs; and Personal Health and Wellness. Content aligns with the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations for Health (GLCEs), Michigan Merit guidelines for Health Education, and the National Health Education Standards.

The Michigan Model for Health Curriculum is recognized by Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) www.casel.org/guide and the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices www.nrepp.samhsa.gov. Research studies show students that receive this curriculum have stronger communication skills, better skills in managing their feelings and actions, improved attitudes about taking actions to stay safe, and stronger drug and tobacco refusal skills.

Curriculum and materials are rich with opportunities to address Common Core State Standards in ELA and support development of College and Career Ready Student Characteristics.

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