With one in six adults experiencing common mental health problems every week and suicide being the biggest killer of young men in the UK, there is a clear need for an increased understanding of an issue that affects the lives of so many people. By increasing awareness and learning mental health first aid skills, we can support friends family and colleagues and even save a life.

Qualification

Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (NCFE)

Course Content

This qualification combines both theoretical elements and practical application. It aims to increase awareness of mental health. Including, what it is, how common mental ill-health is and how to reduce stigma and discrimination. As well as, equipping you with the basic skills to respond appropriately when others are experiencing a mental health crisis.

By the end of the course, delegates would have an understanding of the following:

  • Understanding mental health
  • Understanding stress
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Depression
  • Post-natal depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Dementia
  • Eating disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder

Learning Method

Studying Via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study.

The course is available

  • Paper based

Paper based learning with online assessments- NO EXAMS

Register 

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Telephone 020 7952 1230
Email info@sobus.org.uk

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sobus is a new Community Development Agency for Hammersmith & Fulham. It has been created through the merger of the Community and Voluntary Sector Association Hammersmith & Fulham (CaVSA) and the Fulham Community Partnership Trust (FCPT). Building on the strengths of both organisations, sobus aims to provide a wider range of support services for local charities, community groups, social enterprises and start up businesses.