Mental Health Awareness

Who is this course for?

This course is for any healthcare professional who would like to have a better understanding of mental health.

Why do staff need the course?

One in four adults have been diagnosed with a form of mental illness at some stage during their lifetime. (Source: Annual Health Survey)

This training course will ensure you are equipped with the relevant knowledge of mental health disorders to be able to manage and provide a high standard of support.

You will explore how mental health issues impacts individuals over their lifetime, the wider implications for their family and society, and how the media influence perceptions of mental health.

Objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to understand:

  • The terms 'mental health', 'mental illness' and 'mental wellbeing'
  • The statistics surrounding prevalence, trends and inequalities in mental health
  • Attitudes to mental health and associated stigma
  • The causes, symptoms and treatment of common mental health problems, including:

    1. Depression
    2. Bipolar Disorder
    3. Anxiety Disorders (Including OCD)
    4. Psychosis
    5. Self-Harm
    6. Eating Disorders
    7. Dementia
     
  • How to respond initially to someone experiencing a mental health emergency

Course Content

  • Definition
  • Modern attitudes to mental illness
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Types & causes of mental health disorders
  • Symptoms & recognition
  • Difficulties, support & referrals
  • Discrimination & Stigma
  • Approach to care & boundaries
  • Treatment & Medication
  • Communication
  • Perinatal mental health

Overall Course Benefits

This full day, face to face course in Mental Health Awareness equips you with the knowledge needed to identify the signs, triggers and effects of Mental Health.

This activity has been accredited by The CPD Standards office and equates to 7 hours of CPD

£75+VAT

Course Time 9:30am - 5:00pm (7½ hours)

London (Chiswick) Training Centre

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Mental Health Awareness Held at Your Place of Work

Date Your choice
Duration 1 Day
Fee £695+VAT (15 delegates max)
As little as £47 per delegate

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