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Topics taught in Health Online
Cherry Creek School District High School Health Curriculum
I. Developing Healthy Lifestyle Skills And Habits
a. Taking responsibility for personal health
b. Practicing healthy behaviors
II. Nutrition
a. Developing healthy eating habits
b. Choosing healthy foods
III. Disease And Disorders
a. Non-infectious diseases
i. Cardiovascular and respiratory: causes, treatment
ii. Cancer: causes, treatment
iii. Additional chronic diseases
b. Infectious diseases
i. Principles of infectious disease: causes, treatment
IV. Mental And Emotional Health
a. Principles of emotional health
b. Decision making/problem solving
c. Stress management
d. Mental illness/disorders
e. Depression/suicide prevention
f. Self-esteem/self-concept
g. Eating disorders
V. Human Relationships
a. Relationships as they relate to family, friends and sexuality
b. Abstinence
c. Reproduction
d. Contraception
e. Sexually Transmitted Disease/HIV/AIDS
f. Date/Acquaintance/Stranger rape
VI. Substance Use/Abuse
a. Drugs (legal and illegal)
b. Effects, Abuse, Treatment
VII. Personal Safety – Violence Prevention
a. Physical 
b. Sexual  
c. Domestic 
d.  Verbal
e.  Emotional
f.  Dating
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