Basic Mental Health Awareness

The aim

For you to gain knowledge and skills, through a PowerPoint presentation and discussion, in how to be aware of any possible Mental Health issues, how to effectively communicate and then signpost to appropriate support.


The PowerPoint will provide an:

  • Understanding mental health, myths and stigma
  • Mental health disorders – warning signs
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Schizophrenia
    • Personality Disorders
  • Self harm and Suicide
  • Managing difficult situations Aggression and De-escalation & Contamination.
  • Effective communication, confidentiality, duty of care & support options

Anonymous case study discussion is encouraged to support learning and opportunities to consider and engage in skills practice will be provided.

Book through the staff training page.