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Adult Mental Health Aware


Course Details

This Adult Mental Health Aware is an introductory four hour session which raises awareness of mental health. It covers:

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to¬†looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue

Benefits to you

On completion of this session delegates will be able to

Identify different Mental Health issues

Help guide people with Mental Health issues to teh right pathway

Course Contents

  • What is mental health?
  • Mental Health Continuum
  • Factors which affect mental health
  • Stigma
  • Stress and stress management
  • Spotting signs of distress
  • Mental health conditions:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Psychosis
    • Eating disorders
    • Suicide
    • Self-harm
  • Recovery
  • Take 10 Together – starting a supportive conversation
  • Supporting mental health in the workplace

Who should attend?

Those people who are interested in supporting people with Mental Health issues

What's Included

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are Mental Health¬†Aware
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health