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Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Who should attend:

Any healthcare professionals wanting to understand the mental health spectrum, explore the impact and prevalence of mental health and myths commonly associated with mental ill health in the workplace.


Course benefits:

This course enables participants to gain an understanding of mental health and mental health illness, aims to raise awareness amongst care and support staff and provide them with tools and skills whilst working with people with mental health difficulties.


Additional information:

The training is person centered and built around meeting the service users needs.



All candidates who participate to the required level will receive a certificate of attendance from Essential Training



Different types of mental illness:


• What is Mental Health?

• What is Mental Illness?

• What is Mental Distress?


Current approaches to care and treatment.


Mental Health diagnosis


Symptoms and causes of psychosis and neurosis




Hallucinations and delusions


Symptoms of common Mental Disorders -

• Depression

• Manic Depression

• Psychosis

• Anxiety


Suicide and self harm


Managing Clients and employers expectation


Verbal and nonverbal cues


Personality disorder


The law and mental health problems


The Mental Health Act 1983


Commonly held beliefs not supported by research



• Recording

• Lone working


For more details on this course or any other training please call 01271 830338 or use our contact form to request a call