Understanding Mental Health

This course covers the following topics:

  • The meaning of mental health
  • Factors which contribute to mental health
  • Different forms of mental illness
  • Treatments for mental illness
  • Government policies and support services for persons with mental illness

About the Author

Alan Myles worked as a general nurse in the RAF for 20 years before embarking on a career in nursing education. His professional and academic qualifications include: RGN, RNT, Dip Ed and MA (Ed). After the RAF, Alan worked at the Royal College of Nursing preparing future nurse teachers for their role in nursing education. He then developed his career as a nurse education consultant working on several overseas health projects for the World Health Organisation, Aga Khan Foundation and IntraHealth International. Alan currently works for LASER as an external moderator for the Access to Higher Education Health and Science programmes and also as an author for a range of online courses in health studies and science.

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Enrolled: 20 students
Duration: 90 Minutes


Working hours

Monday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed