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Mental Health: building awareness and resilience

One in five Australians experience mental health symptoms, making it important to understand what underpins mental wellbeing. In this short course, learn how to increase mental health awareness and improve mental resilience and wellbeing. Arm yourself with practical strategies and the confidence to stay resilient, manage stress, and help others to do the same.

  • 20+ hours of content
  • 12 months of access to material
  • 100% delivered online
  • 0 prerequisites

What you'll take away from this course

Practical techniques for mental wellbeing
Effective stress management techniques
Awareness of the factors affecting mental health
Information about types of mental health conditions
How to talk about mental health and seek support

In this short course, you’ll cover six core topics. Begin by defining mental health and reviewing the latest statistics. Learn how to increate mental health awareness, build resilience and stress management techniques, and cultivate your inner coach. You’ll study the different types of mental health conditions, and gain skills and confidence to talk about mental health concerns and how to seek support.

Continuing education

Completing this course can contribute to your continuing professional development with the following organisation(s).

Topics Covered

  • What is Mental Health and Mental Illness?
    • Define mental health and examine the prevalence of mental illness in Australia.
  • Talking About Mental Health
    • How to openly discuss your mental health and encourage others to do so too.
  • Wellbeing, Resilience and Compassion
    • Understand wellness versus wellbeing and what mental resilience means.
  • Self-Reflection, Self-Care and Self-Advocacy
    • Learn how self-awareness helps you take better care of yourself and others.
  • Practical Strategies to Improve Mental Health
    • Delve into risk factors and protective factors for mental wellbeing.
  • Support
    • Understand how to seek support for yourself or others.

During this course, you’ll define mental health, assess the factors that affect your mental wellbeing and learn how you can arm yourself and others with practical strategies and resources to live happier and healthier lives.

Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, podcasts and interactive quizzes, to improve your mental health and help others to do the same.

Using our intuitive, industry-leading learning platform, you have the flexibility to study entirely online, in your own time and at your pace. Your learning is supported by an interactive Learning Journal, which you will download and use throughout the course. Remember, if you need it, learning support is one click away. Mental Health. Please check it is accurate.

This course is designed and supported by experts and academics at the forefront of the industry and backed by Endeavour College of Natural Health’s higher education credentials.

Credly Badge

Completing this course rewards you with the following credly badge, which you can share on your socials!

Awardees are able to appreciate factors affecting mental health, implement practical strategies for mental wellbeing, talk about mental health and seek support, develop effective stress management techniques, build resilience and cultivate the inner coach.

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“One of the most important things I learnt was that change doesn’t have to be drastic. It can start small and evolve from there.”

-Sarah Marshall