Course overview

This twelve week course, where you will develop your understanding of the mental health continuum and the characteristics of the common mental health conditions. As well as, where to get signpost people for the appropriate support to support the individual through their mental health needs. Each week we will have a theme, that builds your knowledge around the mental health continuum and the common mental health conditions, for example, stress, anxiety, depression and OCD. At the end of the course, you will have created a poster of where you could signpost individuals who require some support with their mental health.

Course description

This course is for all learners, who would like to gain some more knowledge and understanding of common mental health conditions. The course will start with an explanation of what positive mental health is and why it is important to have good mental health and the mental health continuum, that highlights when you need to ask for help with your worsening mental health.

• Each week a different theme will be introduced and explored, to discover what mental health is and the common mental health conditions, for example, stress, anxiety, depression and OCD.

• We will look at proactive ways to deal with our own mental health and keep ourselves positive.

• The course will be delivered by an experienced tutor with a background in managing mental health and promoting mental good health. During the sessions, there will be plenty of time for discussion, individual and group activities.

• At the end of the course, you will have knowledge and a list of where you can signpost people to, if they need to talk about their mental health.

The lessons will give you the opportunity to identify explain mental health conditions. Furthermore you will be able to discuss multiple mental health conditions to a peer. As the course progresses you will create a plan of how to support and bolster you own mental health. Finally, you will design a poster which helps signpost others with a mental health condition.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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