Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Term 1| An Overview of Common Mental Health Disorders


Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Four | Catering: Refreshments provided  

Please note: Distance learning participants may be joining this session via Webinar.

Develop knowledge about the experience of common mental disorders: mood disorders, psychosis, and anxiety disorders. Learn how to best support those with mental illness and their family members.

Discover facts and myths about other common mental illnesses
Learn the risk factors, causes and treatment options for these common mental illnesses
Learn how people manage to live well with mental illness

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided the opportunity to:
Gain insight and increased knowledge of common mental illnesses
Develop a better understanding of how to support people
• Learn ways in which people experiencing mental illness can live well

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

Terms and Conditions