Basics of Mental Health

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In support of the World Mental Health Day on 10th October, we are organising a series of short courses which will be facilitated by Tim Teeling, from West Wales Action for Mental Health (WWAMH).

The aim is to raise awareness about different aspects of mental health.  Participants will learn about each topic and will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussion.

These hour-long sessions will be delivered on zoom and are cost free. Places are limited so please book early.  Please note that a charge will apply for late cancellations.

1. Refreshing basics of care in mental health

What is mental distress, What is support, Caring values, Recovery, Looking after ourselves

Tuesday 26th October 2021     10.00am to 11.00am.

2. Anxiety

What is it? What is it like? What can we do about it?

Tuesday 2nd November 2021     10.00am to 11.00am.

3. Bipolar disorder and depression

What is it? What is it like? What can we do about it?

Tuesday 9th November 2021     10.00am to 11.00am.

4. Schizophrenia

What is is? What is it like? What can we do about it?

Tuesday 16th November 2021     *11.30am to 12.30pm.

5. Suicide awareness

Raise awareness of suicide, Look at precipitating pressures, Look at risks & warning signs, What to do if concerned.

Tuesday 30th November 2021     10.00am to 11.00am.

6. What to do in a mental health crisis?

What is a mental health crisis?  What does a crisis look like?  What can we do?

Tuesday 7th December 2021     10.00am to 11.00am.