This session provides a universal introduction to mental health by increasing knowledge of how mental health relates to everyone. Attendees will be provided with an overview of common mental health issues including prevalence, signs and how they can affect children and young people. The session covers stigma and will help improve confidence in attendees around talking about mental health. The session closes by ensuring attendees are aware of the support available across Hertfordshire. This session can be tailored to different audiences.
By the end of the session attendees will be expected to:
- 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 children and 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
Nice length of course to be able to attend and come away with practical activities to try in my role
children and young people, youth professionals, community based non-mental health trained organisations and parents/carers & families.