Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Mental Health Problems qualification provides learners with an appreciation and understanding of a number of different mental health issues that are increasingly prevalent in today’s society.

Course Content

  • Develop understanding and appreciation of mental health conditions
  • Learn about signs, triggers and symptoms of mental health
  • Understand how mental health affects an individual’s ability to cope and function
  • Examine guidance to potentially manage and support them with their illness

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector.



  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Increase understanding of symptoms and management of stress, anxiety and phobias
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Gain a clear understanding of mental health legislation

What You Will Learn

  • Unit 1 – Understanding Mental Health
  • Unit 2 – Understanding Stress
  • Unit 3 – Understanding Anxiety
  • Unit 4 – Understanding Phobias
  • Unit 5 – Understanding Depression
  • Unit 6 – Understanding Post-Natal Depression
  • Unit 7 – Understanding Bipolar Disorder
  • Unit 8 – Understanding Schizophrenia
  • Unit 9 – Understanding Dementia
  • Unit 10 – Understanding Eating Disorders
  • Unit 11 – Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Unit 12 – Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Unit 13 – Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Eligibility Criteria

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over (born before 1 September 1998)
  • A minimum number of 8 learners MUST be present for the induction (there is no maximum)
  • All learners must have been residing in the UK for the past three years and non EU/UK citizens must have documentary proof.


If you require any further information or would like to book a course please contact or telephone our office on 01429 874530

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