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Health and Wellbeing: SPHE 3

SPHE 3 LogoHealth and Wellbeing: SPHE 3 completes the series and features new and age-appropriate information on issues including sexting, sextortion, study and exam skills, sex, sexuality and sexual health, stress management and guidelines on organising a ‘Positive Mental Health Week’.

Strand 1: Who Am I?

Unit 1: Self-Management 1 – Setting Goals and Targets

Setting goals

Unit 1: Self-Management 2 – Making the Most of Your Study Time

Time management

Procrastination – Blog

Unit 1: Self-Management 3 – Your Wellbeing

Staying safe online

Protecting yourself online

Unit 2: How I See Myself and Others


Confidence comes in little steps – Personal story

How to find your confidence – Blog

What mask are you hiding behind this Halloween – Blog

Unit 3: Being an Adolescent

Conflict with parents

Sex and gender

Your sexuality is your business – Personal story


Strand 2: Minding Myself and Others

Unit 1: Being Healthy

Knowing your rights

Consent and healthcare

Young people in state care

Unit 2: Substance Use





Mental health and drugs

Unit 3: Respectful Communication

Dealing with confrontation – Blog

Resolving differences

How to listen and be open minded

Conflict with siblings

Unit 4: Anti-Bullying



Online sexual coercion

Strand 3: Team Up

Unit 1: Having a Friend and Being a Friend

Starting a relationship

Maintaining a happy relationship

Unit 2: The Relationship Spectrum

Ending a relationship

Relationship problems

How to handle a break up

Abusive relationships

Unit 3: Sexuality, Gender Identity and Sexual Health

Consent and sex

I think I might be gay

I think I might be bisexual

I think I might be a lesbian

Telling people you’re gay, bisexual, lesbian or transgender

Pregnancy and parenting while in education – personal story

Who am I? – Blog

Unit 4: Media Influences on Relationships and Sexuality

The edge of 17 – Blog

Taylor Swift talks of encouragement

50 shades of Valentine – Blog

Leo Varadkar open about being gay – Blog

Life idol? – Blog

Fake #goals, not real life and social media

Strand 4: My Mental Health

Unit 1: Positive Mental Health

8 tips for self-care

8 habits to help your mental health

Relaxation exercies

Unit 2: Mental Health and Mental Ill-Health

What is mental health?

Understanding mental health problems

Supporting someone with a mental health problem

Myths and truths about depression

Learning to accept support from friends

Unit 3: Dealing with Tough Times


What is anxiety?

8 ways to deal with stress – Blog

Unit 4: Loss and Bereavement

When someone dies

Grief when a stranger dies

Suggestions for managing grief

Helping a friend after someone dies

The aftermath of loosing a father – Personal Story

Guidelines for Positive Mental Health Week

What can I do now?

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