According to Mental Health Charity, Mind, 1 in 4 people experience a mental health problem. These problems affect people from all walks of life. Although mental health illness is relatively common, individuals simply don’t understand enough about the topic and so can do little to help. However, being aware of the symptoms, causes and treatment can create a safe environment for all. Our Mental Health Awareness course will provide you with an introduction to the concept of mental illness, the signs and symptoms of the most common mental illnesses and how mental distress can be successfully managed.
- Understanding or mental health and raise awareness about removing the stigma
- Common triggers of poor mental health
- Overview of common types of mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, stress, phobias, eating disorders, loneliness, self-harm, panic attacks, schizophrenia, PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and bipolar disorder to name a few
- How to improve and manage poor mental health
- Ways in which you can support others with their mental health
This Mental Health Awareness course is suitable for managers, HR workers, supervisors, employers, and individuals who wish to understand more about mental health conditions and offer better support to people with mental health conditions.
Mental Health Awareness course is designed as an introduction to mental health. So, there is no previous knowledge or training required. However, learners should have a basic command of English and be 16 years old and above as well as better prepared to take up the course.
The Mental Health Awareness course we provide ends with a multiple-choice test to measure your knowledge. On successful completion of the course, you will receive a quality assured certificate approved by the CPD Certification service. This certificate can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.