Mental Health Awareness

What is special about this course?

This course is designed for:

People working or volunteering in settings where they may be required to support others, for example community groups, schools, line management of staff

People who wish to increase their awareness and knowledge of mental health issues and support strategies

This course can potentially be adapted to meet specific requirements of a particular group, for example a focus on young people or addressing particular issues. 

The course is delivered in two sessions designed to complement each other. 

Session 1 (am) - Knowledge Base

  • Common mental health issues, signs, symptoms and impact
  • What's 'normal' and how can we tell the difference?
  • Sources of support and signposting


Session 2 (pm) - Promoting Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health

  • Self-care
  • Coping strategies
  • Growth mindset
  • Resilience
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Cognitive factors and CBT skills

How will I study my course?

  • Short course

How long will my course last?

1 Days

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso
    • Dornoch


For the latest information on fees please see our Tuition Fees information.

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"Thanks again for a very interesting course. You were a very engaging speaker and kept my interest throughout the course. 

I particularly liked your pragmatic approach and relevant personal insights being a mother of two teenagers! Also, the pace of your presentation was just right."

High School Teacher, November 2019

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