Mental health awareness

Location:
London
When:
10:00am - 4:30pm
Where:
Mind, 15-19 Broadway, Stratford, London E15 4BQ
Who:
This course is for anyone who would like a better understanding of mental health conditions.

Useful information

How to find us:

Mind, 15-19 Broadway, Stratford, E15 4BQ

London overground, Docklands Light Railway (DLR), Central Line and Jubilee Line all pull into Stratford or Stratford International Station and are all within 5 minutes walk of the training venue.

Course registration starts at 09:45am with the training starting promptly at 10:00am. 

Do you have dietary and access needs?

If you require any special considerations for dietary or access reasons please ensure you include this in your booking form or inform us directly at training@mind.org.uk once you've made your booking.

*Please note, we cannot guarantee to accommodate particular dietary/access requirements unless we are notified in advance.* 

Course outline

Aim:

This course 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.

Who's it for?

This course is for anyone who would like a better understanding of mental health conditions.

What's covered?

  • 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

 

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