People often equate the words mental health with mental illness and there are many definitions of what mental health actually is. Mental health issues can happen to anyone despite social background, intelligence, gender or other factors.
This course explains the difference between mental health and mental illness. It covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses so you will know what to look out for or what to expect if you are working with someone with one of these conditions. As well as providing some practical advice on how you can work effectively with those affected by these conditions.
What is mental illness and prevalence rates
Symptoms of Bi-Polar, depression, psychotic
disorders and schizophrenia
Symptoms of anxiety, personality disorder, self-
This is an interactive online course designed to be taken within your own time and at your own speed.