Mental health problems cover a wide range of issues. Amongst them are stress, anxiety depression and substance abuse. These issues can seriously affect someones ability to get on with their daily life. The most common mental disorder in Britain is mixed anxiety and depression. 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem during some point of their life.
You will cover the following topics:
Spot the early signs of a mental health issue
Feel confident helping someone experiencing a mental health issue and provide help on a first aid basis
Help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others
Help stop a mental health issue from getting worse
Help someone recover faster and guide them towards the right support
- Reduce the stigma of mental health issues.
Teacher feedback and through the individual learning plans,
A genuine interest in health and helping others.
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
You can enrol on any of our other health related courses.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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