About Mental Health Awareness
Are you able to identify what a mental health disorder is? Our 2-hour course will cover what to do if you recognise a mental health disorder and how to support those who have one. Training also covers the stigma associated with a mental health disorder.
How long will this course take?
This course is 2 hours long.
Who needs this training?
This course is aimed to suit a broad range of care sector staff.
What are the main points covered?
The course covers the notion of mental health, identifying mental health disorders, understanding the steps to take after indentifying a condition, and treating mental health disorders and side effects of medications.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Mental Health Awareness Course Outline
- What is mental health?
- Identifying a mental health disorder.
- What to do if you recognise a mental health disorder.
- Making a referral.
- Supporting those with mental health disorders.
- Discrimination and stigma.
- Treating mental health disorders and side effects of medication.
Mental Health Awareness FAQs
What is Mental Health?
Mental health problems can affect anyone at any time. Mental health refers to the condition of a person concerning their psychological and emotional well-being. Poor mental health impacts lifestyle and efficiency in the workplace.
Who is this training for?
The course is designed to raise awareness in the workplace and is therefore suitable to all regardless of role or sector.
What is the first sign of mental illness?
Each illness has its own symptoms, but common signs of mental illness in adults and adolescents can include excessive worrying, anxiety or fear.
What skills will I learn in the train the trainer part of the course?
Candidates will learn about general mental health so that they can spot the signs and symptoms of those suffering from a mental health condition. They will be taught how to deal with various issues and will know where to go to seek further support.