1 in 4 adults have been diagnosed with a form of mental illness at some stage during their lifetime. (Source: Annual Health Survey)
A further 15% have less severe problems that put them at risk of developing mental health problems in the future. (Centre for Mental Health)
In England, 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem (such as anxiety and depression) in any given week (Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey: Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing)
Half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14. (National Institute for Mental Health)
This training course will ensure you are equipped with the relevant knowledge of mental health to be able spot the signs, help manage and provide effective support.
During this course, you will explore how mental health issues impacts individuals over their lifetime as well as the wider implications for their family and society.