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Whether you realize it or not, most of us know someone who is struggling with a mental health issue. But sometimes we miss the signs and are not even aware of it. Or if we are aware, often we don’t know what to do or say, to help someone that we can see is in distress.

The Mental Health Awareness training course gives you a strong foundation in mental health, so you get a good understanding of the most common mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and psychosis, and know how to recognize if someone you know may be experiencing them. But most importantly, it shows you what to say and do, to assist the person to get further help.


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Recognize And Respond Effectively to Someone Experiencing Mental Ill Health


You can think of this training as a mental health first aid course. It is designed to equip you with the foundational skills you need to recognize and respond to those who have mental health issues in your workplace or your personal life. In addition to providing a general overview of the mental health dilemma, it equips you with practical tools that you can use to help yourself and others.


Imagine that you are standing in a group of five people. You are all happily talking away and everybody seems to be enjoying the conversation. What you may not know is that one of the people in this group is struggling.

Mental health issues affect one in every five people each year, and up to 50% of people in a lifetime.

Unfortunately, many people don’t know how to spot the signs of them in others, or how to respond if they do see warning signs. The result is that many people suffer alone and in silence, and don’t receive the help that could make all the difference to them, and the people around them.

You can think of this training as a mental health first aid online course. It is designed to equip you with the skills you need to recognize and respond to someone experiencing mental health problems – whether that is a colleague, a friend, a family member or someone in your community.

It won’t teach you how to become a counselor or a therapist, but it will show you what to say and do, and what NOT to say and do to assist someone in need.

We approach mental health from a diverse range of perspectives, taking different cultural and societal approaches into account, but also providing you with a simple 4 step process to follow so you know you are doing all the right things to assist someone in need.

"Very professional. I got a clearer idea of the subject and how to face situations of this type." - Brianna
"Pace was right, easy to understand, and very informative." - William, Inclusive Lifestyle
"The content was well delivered and the quizzes were delivered well." - Dean, MEGT

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand mental health from a diverse range of perspectives
  • Eliminate the stigma attached to mental health issues
  • Know how to talk about mental health appropriately
  • Appreciate how common mental health issues are
  • Know how to identify signs and symptoms of mental ill health
  • Understand the most common mental health problems including anxiety, depression and psychotic disorders.
  • Know how to respond effectively to someone who may be experiencing mental distress, following a simple 4 step process.
  • Know what to say and what not to say when communicating with someone about mental ill health.
  • Know where to go for further help and how to support someone to access that professional help if needed.

On successful completion of the course assessment, you will receive a certificate of accreditation, which may be used for professional development requirements, with your professional body.

People who have bought this course have also bought Creating Personal Resilience.

Who Is This Course For?

This course is designed for anyone who is in contact with other people at work, or at home. No prior knowledge is necessary, and the information can be applied in a wide range of scenarios.

  • Anyone who is part of a workplace, family, or community
  • People working with vulnerable populations (e.g., health professionals, community service workers, first responders, etc)
  • Leaders and Managers who want to know how to respond to a team member or colleague in distress
  • Human Resources and Occupational Health & Safety professionals
  • Teachers and educators
  • Legal and finance professionals
  • Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles,
  • Sports coaches, mentors, volunteers

Course Curriculum

  • Module 1: What is a Mental Health Problem?
  • Module 2: Different Perspectives on Mental Health
  • Module 3: How Common are Mental Health Problems?
  • Module 4: Identifying Signs & Symptoms of Anxiety
  • Module 5: Identifying Signs & Symptoms of Depression
  • Module 6: Identifying Signs & Symptoms of Psychosis
  • Module 7: How do I Respond if I am Concerned?
  • Module 8: Where do I Go for Help?
  • Module 9: Summary of Key Learnings

Benefits of the Mental Health Awareness Course

This course has been designed by our team of expert psychologists from around the world, each with decades of professional, and personal experience. We provide you with evidence based strategies and practical tools and strategies in everyday language, that is easy to understand and apply for immediate results.

✓ Engaging Video Lessons

✓ Interactive Quizzes

✓ Bonus Tools and Resources to Download

✓ Certificate of Completion

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Group discounts apply.

Alternatively, this online mental health course can also be provided to you in SCORM files to upload to your Learning Management System.

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