Our Courses Find Courses Health and Science Understanding Your Mental Health Mental health issues affect 1 in 4 people with nearly 12% of the population experiencing depression and anxiety, making it the most common issue of current times. Our mental health affects every aspect of our lives and good mental health is essential to our overall health and well-being. This course will explore what mental health is and why good mental health is important. We will identify the factors which affect us and the common reasons why people experience poor mental health. If you have or know someone who has experienced a mental health issue or just want to understand more about the subject then this course provides key information. Dates 1st March 2021 - 3rd March 2021 (3 Days- 2 Nights) Apply Residential 21st April 2021 - 23rd April 2021 (3 Days- 2 Nights) Apply Residential 27th July 2021 - 29th July 2021 (3 Days- 2 Nights) Apply Residential Level Level 1 Learning Outcomes You will examine the stigma, commonly held myths and misunderstandings surrounding mental health as well as identify strategies for building resilience and coping skills, as a way to strengthen our mental health and overall well-being. Entry Requirements You will need your own computer with a camera and microphone installed so that you can fully engage with online learning when enrolling onto the online version of this course. Progression This course provides a good foundation for further study in Health and Social Care and other PSD courses, such as Understanding Human Behaviour, Coping with Stress and Psychology.