Mental Health Online Course-Substance Abuse | Alison

Mental Health Studies-Suicides, Violent Behavior and Substance Abuse

Learn more about suicide, violent behavior and substance abuse.

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Learn more about suicide, violent behavior and substance abuse.





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Care for mental health is becoming an increasingly important aspect of health provision in health systems around the world. In this free online course the learner is introduced to areas of mental health where the activities, actions or habits of patients endanger their health, welfare and often impact the environment and society they are part of. The course introduces the learner to suicide and preventative treatment measures, how to manage violent patients and outlines the complex area of substance abuse. This free on-line learning course will be of great interest to healthcare professionals or those interested in the field of mental health, counselling, psychotherapy, therapeutics and other related areas of healthcare.

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