Monday 13th - Wednesday 15th February 2023

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Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd April 2023

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Residential at the college (3 days, 2 nights)

Fees

3 day (2 night) residential courses cost £0, £25 or £50 depending on your income

Level

Level 1

Most of us will experience feelings of anxiety and low mood at some point in our lives, in response to challenging or stressful events. These episodes pass fairly quickly once the situation has ended. However for some anxiety is a constant, unpleasant and debilitating experience which affects the quality of their lives.

For some low mood may pass, where as for others they may experience longer periods of depression.

This course will explore what anxiety and depression is, how and why it develops and ways to manage it effectively

This course is aimed at anyone - even if they do not have any formal qualifications - who wants an opportunity to understand themselves better in a safe, supportive environment

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand what is meant by anxiety and depression.
  • Describe the effects of anxiety and depression.
  • Understand how to manage anxiety and depression.
  • List self help skills and conventional treatments that can help manage anxiety and depression.
  • Develop an action plan for overcoming anxiety and depression.

Entry Requirements

You must be working at Entry Level 3 or above, in Literacy