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Diploma in Mental Health

Gain mental health awareness and learn how to manage your mental wellbeing with this free online course.

Publisher: MEDCoE
This free online course in mental health will help you gain a better understanding of a range of mental health issues. Raising public awareness of mental health issues has become an important subject for international healthcare in the last several decades, and a basic understanding of the causes, symptoms, and treatments of various forms of mental illnesses is important knowledge to have for your wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around you.
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
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One in four adults experience some form of mental health problems during their lifetime, and mental illness not only affects the individuals concerned but also their families and friends. In this free online mental health course you will learn about the issues of stigma and discrimination, as well as discuss the importance of the promotion of mental well-being.

The course begins by showing you how to differentiate people with normal behavior from those with mental distress. You will also learn how to identify a range of neurotic and psychotic behavioral tendencies. The next area covered is the sensitive area of suicide. The course covers how to identify the signs of suicidal thoughts, and measures that can be taken to prevent suicide. The course also covers a range of personality disorders, phobias, neurotic behaviors, and the complex area of substance abuse.

This course is not just for mental health counselors and other professionals in the social and health fields, but is also helpful for anyone who has experienced mental health issues personally and those with a general interest in this health area. So start this course today and you will greatly improve your chances of helping someone (including possibly yourself) deal with serious mental health issues.

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