Introduction to Mental Health Course

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Healthcare Training & Consultancy

Course Provider

    Based in Monmouth

Regions covered

    National

How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 0330 6600 451.

Training Course Details

  • Course Length: 1 Day
  • Delivery Method: In-house/Workplace
  • Suitable for: Group

Description

Aims
In this Introduction to Mental Health Course, you will gain an understanding and basic knowledge of depression, bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia and personality disorders.

Outcomes
At the end of the session the learners will be able to:

  • Explain the differences between mental health and mental illness
  • Describe the stigma that is attached to mental health and how it effects the individual, their family and the community
  • Differentiate between the facts and misconceptions surrounding mental health
  • Outline the legislation that is applicable to mental health
  • Describe each of the following: depression, bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia and personality disorders

Course content:

  • What is mental health?
  • What is mental illness?
  • Stigma, perceptions and myths about mental health
  • Legislation applicable to mental health
  • What is depression?
  • The causes, signs, symptoms and treatment for depression
  • What is bi-polar disorder?
  • The causes, signs, symptoms and treatment for bi-polar disorder
  • What is schizophrenia?
  • The causes, signs, symptoms and treatment for schizophrenia
  • What is personality disorder?
  • The causes, signs, symptoms and treatment for personality disorder
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