Hello and welcome to AWARE’s Mental Health Awareness Programme
iAmAWARE is a mental health awareness programme developed by iAmAWARE and can give you knowledge about mental health, things that affect it, skills to help you look after your mental health and information about where to get help if you need it.
This is an interactive programme and what you put into the course over the next 30 mins or so will help you your own mental wellbeing. If you are distressed by anything in the presentation or have a question that you don’t want to post into this online learning app, you are very welcome to talk to someone in person after or visit one of the support groups we have available all over Ireland.
All information submitted is confidential and used only for the purposes of evaluation and research.
The aim of this course is to help you.
– Develop your understanding of mental health issues.
– Provide support to someone with a mental health issue
– Develop self-help techniques
– Identify what specialist support is available.
We hope that this will help you finish the course feeling empowered to work on your mental health and feel more positive about how you deal with stressful situations.
|Intro to Mental Health|
|iAmAWARE welcome and outline||00:00:00|
|What is Mental Health?||00:15:00|
|Mental vs Physical||00:00:00|
|Mental Health Definition||00:00:00|
|Things that affect our mental health||00:00:00|
|How events impact us: The 5 Areas Approach||00:00:00|
|What impacts our mental health?||00:01:00|
|Creating a virtuous circle||00:00:00|
|Mental Health Problems|
|Signs and symptoms||00:00:00|
|Mental Health Problems Vs Mental Illness||00:00:00|
|Mental Illness – Some facts||00:00:00|
|The Stigma of Mental Health Issues||00:00:00|
|Depression and Anxiety|
|Common Types of Mental Illness||00:02:00|
|Depression: Did You Know?||00:00:30|
|Causes of depression||00:00:00|
|Symptoms of depression||00:00:00|
|Symptoms of Anxiety||00:00:00|
|Dealing with Depression and Anxiety||00:00:00|
|Self Help Jug||00:00:00|
|Mental Health Awareness Exercise||00:00:00|
|Five ways to well-being||00:00:00|
|Tips on Self-Help||00:00:00|
|5 Basic Steps to Support Others||00:00:00|
|And to finish…||00:00:00|