Introduction To Mental Health
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Audience: All practitioners working with children and young people in Hertfordshire (age groups primary Years 5 & 6, secondary schools and colleges).
This session provides a universal introduction to mental health by increasing knowledge of how mental health relates to everyone. Individuals will be provided an overview of common mental health issues including, prevalence, signs and how they can affect young people. The session covers stigma and will help improve confidence in attendees around talking about mental health. The session closes with a brief overview of the 5-W2WB and makes attendees aware of the support available across Hertfordshire. This session is versatile in the audiences it may be tailored for.
- Have an increased knowledge and broader understanding of mental health and understand some of the most common signs and symptoms of mental health conditions in young people
- Feel more confident to have conversations around mental health
- Promote early intervention and prevention by knowing how to recognise changes in mental health and how to protect your own mental health
- Have an increased awareness of the range of support and resources available in Hertfordshire, promoting access to early advice and support