Mental Health and Suicide Awareness

Mental Health, Social Care/Development

Start date

17/05/2021

End date

17/05/2021

Overview

This is a half-day, online version of Scottish mental health and wellbeing charity, Health in Mind's popular Mental Health Awareness course.

In this course, we'll take a look at common mental health issues, as well as exploring the individuality of mental health. We'll discuss the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on mental health and how it has challenged us in supporting others.

What you will learn

  • Gain an understanding of how mental health affects us all
  • Gain an understanding of some common mental health conditions
  • Gain a critical understanding of stigma around mental health
  • Learn approaches to responding to people experiencing distress
  • Explore indicators of suicide risk and helpful responses
  • Explore community resources/signposting
  • Gain ideas to support own wellbeing and resilience
  • Gain an understanding of Diversity and Mental Health

What you require

This course is delivered via Zoom and attendees will therefore need access to Zoom and the internet.