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Mental Health Awareness Interactive


Awareness of our mental health and that of others is important to all. There are many types of mental illness, with a range of symptoms that can vary from minor to severe and everything in between.


In this Mental Health Awareness course, you will uncover the main types of mental illness, how to support people who have symptoms of mental illness and how to take care of your own mental well-being.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will have learned about:

  • What we mean by mental health and illness
  • The stigma of mental illness
  • How to support people with mental health problems
  • Specific problems and illnesses and what you can do to help
  • What to do in an emergency
  • How to support your own mental wellbeing


  • What is Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • How to Support People with Mental Health Problems
  • Different Types of Mental Illness
  • Improving Your Own Mental Wellbeing
  • Resources and Further Learning