Understanding Mental Health & Mental Illness
Course Description

In-House Certification



‘Mental health’ and ‘mental illness’ are increasingly being used as if they mean the same thing, but they do not. Everyone has mental health, just like everyone has health. A mental illness is an illness that affects the way people think, feel, behave, or interact with others. This full day or half day course outlines the differences and allows delegates to better understand various conditions of mental illness. With the aim to increase understanding, decrease stigma and promote support for those affected by mental illness.

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Attendees will be able to:

State the difference between mental health and mental illness
Identify causes of mental illness
Identify myths and truths around the subject of mental health
Improve language to reduce stigma
Describe various forms of mental illness including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, personality disorders and schizophrenia
Understand terms like psychosis and neurosis
Identify links to self harming behaviour
Assess potential suicide risks
Promote positive mental health in themselves and others

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