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Whether you are an experienced health care worker or new to the industry, this Level 2 Mental Health Awareness qualification will assist you with your personal development. This fully recognised qualification is designed for a broad spectrum of health care workers who would benefit from a greater understanding of Mental Health Awareness issues. This course covers topics such as understanding mental health, stress, phobias, anxiety, eating disorders, post-natal depression and schizophrenia among others – all conditions labelled under the topic of mental health.

Did you know: Mental illness affects more people every year than cancer or heart disease – one in four of us in the UK will be affected by a mental health problem in any given year. Mental ill-health is also the single biggest cause of lost days at work in the UK, and a significant factor in the majority of suicides. This course will give knowledge of a range of different mental health issues, covering causes of the issues as well as how mental health problems can be managed and treat you to build achievements in a way which is appropriate and meaningful. This qualification is relevant for learners from almost any employment sector and aims to develop your understanding and appreciation of a wide range of mental health conditions.

This online course has been specifically designed to be studied via Distance Learning it is the ideal way to qualify without worrying about trying to fit your studies around your everyday life. Your own time, your own pace with all the support you need.

On this Mental Health Awareness course, you will:

  • Raise awareness of mental health and the wide range of mental health conditions – issues that are increasingly prevalent in today’s society
  • Develop an awareness of the signs and symptoms of these conditions and how they may affect people’s day-to-day lives
  • Gain an insight into how these conditions can be successfully managed.