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SILVA, Gabriel Veloso da; SOARES, Jéssica Bezerra; SOUSA, Juliana Coêlho de  and  KUSANO, Leila Akemi Evangelista. Promotion of mental health for adolescents in a middle school - A report of experience. Rev. NUFEN [online]. 2019, vol.11, n.2, pp.133-148. ISSN 2175-2591.º02rex28.

This is an experience report of UDF - Centro Universitário's Nursing students about the practice of activities with high school students involving interpersonal relationships, bullying and suicide. The promotion of health highlighting the prevention of damages should be prioritized in the school environment, due to its environment, resources, minimizing existing vulnerabilities. An intervention activity was carried out on health education with students from a public school in the Federal District. The activity punctuated topics of interest for development by nursing students, involving risk factors that could lead to suicide. The use of playful practices, films and conversation wheel were used in the meetings. There was a good acceptance of the themes and noticed the need for assistance and lack of qualified listening. It was sought to promote Health Education to the school public, with the appreciation of life and the provision of health care.

Keywords : Mental health; Suicide; Nursing.

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