Mental health disorders affect 1 in 3 Canadians, yet many of us are unfamiliar with what mental health is and what those disorders are. In this fundamental 1-day course, you will have the opportunity to understand what mental health means and the common disorders that affect those you support, your family members, and communities.
- Introduction to mental health and the mental health continuum
- Learn what stigma is and how it affects those with mental health concerns
- Introduction to common mental health disorders including depression, anxiety and schizophrenia
- Develop strategies to assist those affected by a mental health disorder