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UNDERSTANDING MENTAL Illness. Hospital and NGO staff are invited to attend this popular FREE ONE DAY WORKSHOP designed to assist mainstream health staff to better understand and provide services to people with mental health needs. Topics include;

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Understanding mental illness
UNDERSTANDING MENTAL Illness

Hospital and NGO staff are invited to attend this popular FREE ONE DAY WORKSHOPdesigned to assist mainstream health staff to better understand and provide services to people with mental health needs.

Topics include;

  • OUTLINE OF MAJOR MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS - Schizophrenia / Mood Disorders / Anxiety & Personality Disorders

  • SUICIDE & AGGRESSION

  • TREATMENTS: PSYCHOLOGICAL, ECT, SURGERY, MEDICATION

  • DEPRESSION, DEMENTIA, DELIRIUM & PSYCHOSIS

  • STIGMA and SELF STIGMATISATION

  • PSYCHOLOGIAL FIRST AID & MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID 

  • LIVING WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS

  • MORTALITY, DISABILITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE

  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND STRATEGIES

  • WHAT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES CONSIST OF AND WHAT THEY DO

  • RECOVERY

    Wednesday 25thSeptember 2013 9am – 4pm and repeated on Wednesday 2ndOctober 2013 9am – 4pm

    Lecture Theatre Level 4, The O’Brien Centre, St Vincent's Hospital

    BOOKINGS (subject to managers approval) & ENQUIRIES to Emily Pile, CNC ; [email protected]

    Places are limited so be quick

    Hosted by the MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE


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