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.
The free online course combines both theoretical elements and a 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 online course, you will have an understanding of the following:
- Understanding mental health
- Understanding stress
- Post-natal depression
- Bipolar disorder
- Eating disorders
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder