Depression and Anxiety


Depression and anxiety are common mental health conditions that can have a significant impact on individuals and their ability to function in daily life. This course is designed to provide participants with a foundational understanding of depression and anxiety, including their causes, symptoms, and treatment options. Through interactive sessions, participants will develop the skills they need to support themselves and others. 

Learning objectives 
  • Understand the causes and symptoms of depression and anxiety 
  • Identify effective treatment options for depression and anxiety 
  • Develop skills for supporting individuals experiencing depression and anxiety 
  • Understand the impact of depression and anxiety on individuals and society 
  • Develop strategies for promoting positive mental health 
Delivery method 

Can be delivered face to face, online or blended either in person or virtually e.g.  Teams/Zoom. Learners will have access to our learning platform where they can refer to the materials, watch extra resources such as videos and interactive activities and access links to organisations, for those that want to take their learning further. 

A full day is recommended for staff with little or no previous experience. For those with prior knowledge, a half day is recommended as a condensed session with post course materials. 

Workshops combine presentation slides, interactive exercises, individual reflection and group discussion. 

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