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Health and Social Care – Mental Health Awareness

Programme Outline

This course aims to help raise awareness of mental health, it will help the learner to have a better understating of mental health conditions. It will include:

  • What is meant by mental health and mental distress?
  • Models of mental health – medical/biological or psychological and social?
  • The impact experienced mental health
  • Features of mental health. Causes, treatment, and support
  • The common mental health conditions: signs and symptoms, causes, treatment and support of anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and phobias
  • The less-common mental health conditions: signs and symptoms, causes, treatment and support of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

How long will it take?

This course will take place 10am-4pm, it can take place either at a workplace or the training centre.

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