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Mental Health Awareness

Course Overview

Would you like to develop your mental health awareness and really make a positive impact on other people's lives? This course aims to support development of insight, recognition and awareness of the signs and symptoms of mental health issues. The course has been designed for those working in the private, public or voluntary sectors, and want to gain a greater awareness of mental health challenges. We will be exploring the effects mental health can have on people’s lives, and how conditions can be managed.


This fully online course has been carefully designed to enable you to take the materials, apply the learning to your role and is broken down into manageable stages. This programme allows you to check your knowledge at relevant steps. Learning resources include:

  • Narrated media
  • Video
  • Downloadable PDFs
  • Signposting to suitable organisations
  • Supporting glossaries
  • Interactive elements
  • Ongoing assessment
  • Progress tracking

To ensure you are able to interact with all the course content, you will need: 

  • Word Processor 
  • PDF reader 
  • Printer with paper and card 
  • Speakers
  • Access to the internet 
  • Web browser with ability to use work VLE/LMS

Target Audience

Healthcare & public sector/education