Mental Health Matters: Part One - The Mental Health Disconnect

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Duration: 15 Hours

Start Date: 1/1/2020

Enrollment opens: 12/23/2019


Mental Health Matters: Part One - The Mental Health Disconnect


Course Overview

According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 350 million people all over the world with a mental health illness. With that surprising statistic, it is highly possible that we will all interact at some point with someone living with mental health illness, or that we may face these issues ourselves. With that possibility in mind, the very people you would not expect to be experiencing mental illness, such as friends, family, coworkers, and even your boss, will be the ones fighting it. Is it mental illness? In this module, we will explore what is mental illness and what is mental health, what are the common types of mental illness and we will strive to understand the effects of mental health.

What you learn

  • How to destigmatize mental illness
  • How to identify mental illnesses
  • Common types of mental illnesses