Mental Health Awareness Dunclug

Mental Health Awareness

The main aims of the course are to highlight the main Mental Health issues and disorders out there and to give an overview for the signs and symptoms.

By the end of this course participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the meaning of mental health and mental ill health
  2. Identify the most common mental health illnesses/symptoms/behaviours/myths
  3. Challenge some of the stereotypes and stigma associated with the term mental illness
  4. Identify possible causes for common mental illnesses
  5. Living with mental illness and successfully contributing to society
  6. Identify personal skills/limitations to support someone with a mental illness
  7. Identify ways to sustain good mental health

This course is aimed at carers and those with caring responsibilities in the Dunclug area of north Ballymena. Mental Health is such a huge issue now that we all need to better understand these serious conditions and how stress can impact on our mental health. Those with caring responsilibilities need to take care of themselves as well in order to ensure that they are at their best for those they care for. Our course will help them to be more aware of when their own mental health is taking a hit and will give them the skills and awareness to help them combat these stresses and maintain good mental health.

This course is being delivered in partnership with the North Antrim Community Network

If you wish to express an interest or book a place on this course please click here

Date: February 26th (Provisional)

Time: TBC

Venue: All Saints Parish Centre

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