Mental Health Awareness


This course offers users an increased knowledge and understanding of mental health issues, based on the perspective of those who experience mental distress.


• The Difference Between Mental Health and Mental Illness
• Distinguishing between mental health and mental illness
• The Stigma and Discrimination Associated with Mental Distress
• Labelling
• Stigma and barriers
• The Common Conditions
• Conditions and classifications
• Anti-Social behaviour
• Associations to anti-social behaviour
• Categories of anti-social behaviour
• Working with Service Users
• Recommendations for satisfactory working with mental health service users
• Local and National Support Services
• Steps for networking with local agencies
• Addressing stigma and reassuring
• Local and general organisations