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Enrolling in this course will help participants get complete guidance on understanding, supporting, and enhancing mental well-being across diverse age groups and conditions.

This Course At A Glance

  • Accredited by CPD UK
  • Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
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  • Understand the basics of mental health and the importance of mental well-being
  • Explore various severe mental health problems and their impact
  • Analyse signs, symptoms and triggers of self-harming and other depression-related disorders
  • Investigate mental health challenges faced by children and older adults
  • Discover coping strategies for mental well-being and stress management

Why Understanding Mental Health Course right for you?

In the UK, mental health issues affect 1 in 4 individuals annually, making it a prevalent concern across all age groups. With anxiety, depression and self-harm cases among the most common mental health conditions, there’s an urgent need to address these issues. Our Understanding Mental Health course offers comprehensive insights into these prevalent conditions, providing essential knowledge and strategies for support and management.

In this course, you will gain an in-depth insight into various severe mental problems, their conditions, symptoms, causes and treatments. This course also covers specific demographics, such as mental health challenges faced by children and older adults. In addition to understanding mental health-related problems, this course also focuses on the negative attitudes or beliefs based on a preconception, misunderstandings or fears of mental health and how these stigmas affect people in different ways. After understanding all the issues, the course offers a range of techniques and coping strategies to handle stress and ensure mental well-being.

You should also check out our Mental Health Awareness Course Online and gain knowledge about raising awareness against mental health issues, while also advancing your career.

Understanding Mental Health Course Details

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CPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.


Module 01: Introduction to Mental Health

  • In this introductory module, you will understand what is mental health and mental well-being and the importance of mental well-being. Here you will also learn what are mental health problems, how common are mental health problems, what causes mental health problems and many other important aspects of mental health.

Module 2: Severe Mental Health Problems

  • In this module, you will learn about various severe mental health problems such as anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, personality disorders etc. and their signs and symptoms.

Module 3: Understanding Anxiety Disorders

  • This module thoroughly discusses anxiety disorders. Here you will learn what causes anxiety, understanding anxiety, physical aspects of anxiety, psychological aspects of anxiety and more.

Module 4: Understanding depression

  • This module thoroughly discusses depression, what depression is, who gets depression, what are the signs and symptoms of depression and many other important aspects related to depression.

Module 5: Understanding self-harm

  • This module thoroughly discusses what is self-harm, the self-harm cycle, who self-harm, why do people self-harm and many other important aspects related to self-harm.

Module 6: Understanding bipolar disorder

  • From this module, you will learn about bipolar disorder in detail. Here you will learn what is bipolar disorder, bipolar disorder or manic depression, the symptoms of bipolar disorder, what causes bipolar disorder and many other important aspects of bipolar disorder.

Module 7: Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

  • From this module, you will learn about the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in detail. Here you will learn what is OCD, what causes OCD, the OCD cycle, how common is OCD, what are the different symptoms of OCD and many other important aspects of OCD.

Module 8: Eating disorders

  • From this module, you will learn about eating disorders in detail. Here you will learn what are eating disorders, who is at risk for eating disorders, what are the common types of eating disorders, what is anorexia nervosa, what is binge-eating disorder and many other important aspects of eating disorders.

Module 9: Paediatric Psychology

  • From this module, you will learn about paediatric psychology in detail. Here you will learn what Paediatric psychology is, what it involves, how we know when to seek professional help and many other important aspects of paediatric psychology.

Module 10: Mental Health Of Older Adults

  • From this module, you will learn about the mental health of older adults in detail. Here you will learn what’s different about mental health in older people, barriers to older people seeking mental health support, evidence of discrimination in access to support and many other important aspects of the mental health of older adults.

Module 11: Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination

  • In this module, you will understand the stigma and discrimination related to mental health. Here you will learn what is stigma, what is discrimination, types of stigma, how mental health stigma and discrimination affect people and more.

Module 12: Cultural Factors and Mental Health

  • In this module, you will understand culture and its significant effects on mental health. Here you will explore the connection between culture and mental health, how culture and ethnic backgrounds affect mental illness, negative attitudes within and among different cultures and ethnic groups and many other important factors.

Module 13: Stress Management and Coping Strategies

  • In this module, you will learn various coping strategies for stress management and other mental problems. Here you will learn what stress is, what causes stress, identifying the signs of stress and how you can help yourself with stress.

Module 14: Positive Psychology and Wellbeing

  • From this module, you will learn what positive psychology is, what positive psychology focuses on in a nutshell, the perma theory of well-being, positive psychology and its impact on well-being and more.

This Understanding Depression And Anxiety Course is suitable for the following:

  • Mental health professionals willing to solidify and update their knowledge
  • Students of Psychology, counselling or related field
  • Healthcare professionals seeking to broaden their understanding of mental health
  • Anyone interested in understanding, supporting and enhancing mental well-being
  • Individuals suffering from mental health issues willing to understand and enhance their mental well-being

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this understanding mental health in the workplace course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
  • However, you are required to have a laptop/desktop/tablet or smartphone and a good internet connection.

On the assessment round, you will participate in the MCQ test to examine your learning from this course. After completing the Understanding Depression And Anxiety course’s modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure.

The MCQ test measures how much a learner can grasp from each section.
In the assessment test, you must get 60% as a pass mark.

Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy

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After successfully passing the MCQ exam, you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. You will get the CPD-accredited PDF certificate free of cost, which is included with the course. There is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy of the CPD-accredited certificate, which is £35.

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Mental health courses are important because this training isn't just about helping others; it significantly influences our own well-being. When people learn to manage their own mental health effectively, they become better at handling life's stress, anxiety, and various challenges.

To improve mental health you can regularly exercise, take balanced nutrition, adequate sleep, seek social support, manage stress, practice mindfulness, and seek professional help when needed.

The course is typically delivered online through our Lead Academy’s learning platform, where you can access all the course materials and assignments at your own pace.

This Course is accredited by CPD UK, which employers and professional organisations across the globe recognise. So, upon completing this course, the chances of getting a job will increase with such qualifications as it will serve an additional merit to your profile.

Yes, you will get the course materials while doing the course. The instructor will send the materials as necessary as the lecture videos. However, you must pay a minimal amount for the course materials.

For a CPD-accredited PDF certificate, it will take 24 hours, however, for the hardcopy CPD certificate takes 5-7 business days.

Surely! You can access any Lead Academy course from anywhere in the world at any time.

There's no need to worry if you didn't pass the exam or didn't get the required score. You can always retake the exam with better preparation.

You can browse our website to discover all the available options and find the perfect one for your career advancement. However, if you want to pursue your career in supporting mental health patients, we recommend you join ourMental Health Nursing Course and gain the necessary skills along with a recognised certificate.

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