Mental Health Awareness Course Level 1

This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.

All members of the public can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health.

Course Summary

  • Understand how common mental health problems are in the UK
  • Understand the different mental health problems
  • Understand the principle of parity of esteem in relation to mental health
  • Know where to find additional information and support for people who have mental health problems
  • Understand how health and social care staff can improve their interaction with people who have mental health problems

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how common mental health problems are in the UK
  • Understand the different mental health problems
  • Understand the principle of parity of esteem in relation to mental health
  • Know where to find additional information and support for people who have mental health problems
  • Understand how health and social care staff can improve their interaction with people who have mental health problems
  • Train others in Mental Health Awareness within a variety of healthcare working environments