This course is the ideal introduction for any employee to gain increased knowledge, confidence and awareness surrounding mental health issues and basic knowledge of how to support their own mental health, and that of colleagues and clients.
Who is it for
All employees and volunteers
To examine the preconceptions and fears surrounding mental health
To increase awareness of mental health issues and the impact that poor mental health has on an individual’s day to day life
To increase knowledge and confidence when supporting people with mental health issues
- What is mental health?
- The mental health continuum
- Myths & Stereotypes
- Causes, signs and symptoms of key mental health conditions (depression, anxiety, psychosis, schizophrenia).
- How to support someone in mental distress
- Signposting to local and national support