Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness is a one day course that aims to raise awareness of mental health, and to understand and recognise the causes, symptoms and support options for a range of common and less-common mental health problems. Minimum of 10 people will be needed to book this training.

Who’s it for?

Mental health awareness can benefit many different people from social care professionals, ambulance staff, nurses to teachers and HR managers.

What does it include?

  • What we mean by mental health and mental distress.
  • Different models of mental health – medical/biological or psychological and social?
  • How race, culture and gender impact on our experience of mental health.
  • Common versus severe mental health conditions: neurosis or psychosis?
  • Personality disorder: general features, common themes, the different types of personality disorder, 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.

If you attend this training at our head office, refreshments and lunch will be included.

What do I get at the end?

You will receive a certificate of participation for any CPD record you may have.

How much does it cost?

Please contact us for a quote based on your requirements.

How do I book or find out more?

Email enquiries@mnessexmind.org or call us Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, on 01206 764600.