Mental Health represents one of the greatest challenges to our society today. With an estimated 450 million people
worldwide suffering from a Mental Health issue, and statistics indicating 1 in 5 Australians will be diagnosed with
a Mental Illness at some stage in their life.
Developed as a two part course in conjunction with Learning Curve (UK) and Jonathan Lincolne (Clinical
Psychologist). Part 1 is approx 45 minutes in duration and covers topics such as the key components of Mental
Wellbeing, Stress, Depression and Anxiety. Considered essential training for all employees in the modern workplace
this course educates you on identifying symptoms, the triggers and how to best direct people to qualified support
Part 2 is now also available and covers Self Harm and Suicide, Eating Disorders, Mental Wellbeing and Building
Resilience. You can register for Mental Health Awareness Part 2 here.
Mental Health explained
The stigma of Mental Health
Stress - causes and effects on the body, ways to cope
Support for people experiencing Stress
Anxiety - causes and ways to manage
Common Anxiety disorders
Depression - causes and how it affects individuals
Diagnosing Depression and seeking help
Upon completion of this course, participants will learn:
The key components of Mental Wellbeing
Causes and effects of Stress
Ways to cope with Stress and how to offer support to others
How to recognise Anxiety and Panic Attacks
How to recognise other common anxiety disorders
Ways to manage Anxiety
How to recognise the warning signs of Depression and how to guide people to support
This awareness course is designed to provide employees and employers with a well rounded knowledge of mental
illness. It is intended to be used as a general awareness and refresher course to encourage awareness of
health issues and how best to respond in guiding people to professional support.
On successful completion of this course employees will have the necessary information to be able to provide basic
first aid response to accidents and medical emergencies.
Please note online purchases must be made by the person doing the course. If you are purchasing on behalf of another
learner please contact [email protected] or 02 9033 1949 to finalise the