Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

Advances in Mental Health and Hormones


Course Type: Advanced | Course Level: Seven |  Catering: Refreshments & light lunch provided

This workshop aims to help expand your knowledge and understanding of how stress impacts on hormones. The course will explore the role of nutrition and herbal therapeutics to support the mental health of your clients; supporting optimal brain development, structure and function in clients of all ages.

• Looking at the impact of stress on our endocrine system and how this can lead to depression
• Exploring the impact of our modern day diet on our endocrine system
• Looking at the impact of sex hormones and immunity
• The integration of our endocrine and nervous systems

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided the opportunity to:
• Understand the influence of hormones on the brain and mental health
• Develop an understanding of nutritional support for neurogenesis
• Apply the principles of nutritional support for

 Let's Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Māori
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Working with Communities
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination
• Professional and Personal Development


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