Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Course Number

VEL-1

Time Required*

25 minutes

Assessment

Formal (multiple choice)

Approvals

CPD

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.

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Suitable for:

Care, Education and Commercial

Care, Education and Commercial

Course

Mental Health Awareness

Duration: 25 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
Mental Health Awareness1What is mental illness and prevalence rates70
Mental Health Awareness2Symptoms of Bi-Polar, depression, psychotic disorders and schizophrenia70
Mental Health Awareness3Symptoms of anxiety, personality disorder, selfharming70