Full course description
Description: Understanding mental health can be difficult. Learning how to support someone who might be in a mental health crisis can be even more challenging. The goal of this session is to increase mental health literacy while providing tools and skills to respond effectively in a caring and respectful way.
Date and Time: Part 1: May 11 9:00 a.m -9:45 a.m. Part 2: May 19, 2021 9:00 a.m -9:45 a.m.
Attendance: Please attend both Part 1 and 2 of this workshop.
- Learn to better understand mental health and mental illness
- Understand structural and social stigma as barriers to seeking help
- Learn how to respond when concerned about a family member, friend or colleague
Audience: Staff and faculty, particularly those in front-facing or first-responder roles.
Time: 1.5 Hours (2 x 45-minute sessions)
Keywords: VRPTGY, ONCS, VRRNSE, OE, WG, WELLBEING