An Introduction to Common Mental Health Problems

An insight into common mental health disorders and how you can support someone who is experiencing a mental health problem.

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What you'll learn

The mental health continuum

How mental health disorders are diagnosed

How to support people who are experiencing mental health problems

What is anxiety, depression and OCD

What is social anxiety and panic disorder

Summary

Approximately 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem each year. They range from common problems, such as anxiety and depression, to rarer problems such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

In this training plan we are going to provide you a basic understanding of common mental health problems (depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety and phobias). We will look at the criteria that is used to diagnose each of these mental health disorders and what treatments are offered to support people who are experiencing these problems. As well as this we will provide you with support on how you can help someone who is experiencing each disorder.

If you are a coach, teacher or parent and want to learn more about common mental health disorders and improve your mental health knowledge and literacy then this training plan is for you.

Course Content

Course Materials

Course content

Welcome
1 Lecture

Welcome to your training plan

00:43

Introduction
1 Lecture

Introducing your training plan

03:22

Understanding mental health
3 Lectures

Defining mental health

02:41

Mental health continuum

03:18

Mental health statistics

04:11

Diagnosing mental health problems
1 Lecture

How do we diagnose mental health problems

05:28

Introducing the NICE guidelines
2 Lectures

Understanding NICE guidelines

02:42

Mental health stepped care model

02:31

Understanding depression
4 Lectures

Diagnosing depression

04:50

Depression statistics

01:42

Treating depression

04:51

Supporting someone with depression

05:49

Anxiety
3 Lectures

Diagnosing generalised anxiety disorder

05:25

Treating anxiety

01:40

Supporting someone with anxiety

05:02

Panic attacks
2 Lectures

Diagnosing panic disorder

04:25

Supporting someone with panic attacks

05:50

Obsessive compulsive disorder
3 Lectures

Diagnosing obsessive compulsive disorder

05:21

Understanding OCD

04:13

Treating OCD

05:42

Social anxiety
2 Lectures

Understanding social anxiety disorder

02:37

Diagnosing social anxiety disorder

03:41

Phobias
3 Lectures

Understanding phobias

01:47

Diagnosing phobias

02:11

Treating phobias

01:07

Overview
1 Lecture

Review slide

02:46

Course materials

7 files

  • How to support someone who experiences panic attacks
  • How to support someone with anxiety
  • How to support someone with depression
  • How to support someone with OCD
  • How to support someone with social anxiety
  • Signs and symptoms of anxiety
  • Signs and symptoms of depression

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This training plan includes:

  • 45 mins on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on a variety of devices

Who is this training plan for:

  • Coaches
  • Parents
  • Teachers

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