Basic Mental Health Awareness

This course will enable delegates to gain a very basic understanding of mental health and many of the associated conditions.

Topics covered will include:

  • What is Mental Health?
  • What is Mental ill-health?
  • Stigma and its effects
  • The Public perception – v – Reality
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress at work
  • Bi-Polar
  • Schizophrenia
  • PTSD
  • How to help yourself or a colleague
  • Some important Do’s and Don’ts
Who will benefit from this course?

This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to, or needs to gain a basic understanding very quickly of the main conditions associated with poor mental health.

Course Outline

Welcome and Introductions

What is Mental Health?

  • What is Mental ill-health?
  • Stigma and its effects
  • The Public perception – v – Reality
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress at work
  • Bi-Polar
  • Schizophrenia
  • PTSD
  • How to help yourself or a colleague
  • Some important Do’s and Don’ts
  • Further reading and links