Mental health awareness

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

If you want to gain knowledge of Mental Health.

This workshop will look at mental health awareness and how to understand mental health in everyday situations. The social stigma of mental health and how to support others. How to be more aware and understand what mental health means for individuals with mental health issues.

Course content

This workshop will give you knowledge of the history of mental health. Including how to gain an awareness of mental health in today’s society. How to become ‘mental health aware’ and where to find further support if you need it.

Support and feedback

Your tutor will be there for assistance and advice.

Additional costs and requirements

Please bring you lunch. Everything else supplied.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2019 and your household income below £16,009.50 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

No, there is no need to do anything in your own time

About the tutor

Your tutor will be Teresa Willey. Teresa started working for Learn Devon in 2019 and teaches various wellbeing courses throughout Devon. Before joining us, Teresa worked with the Workers Education Association, started her own workshops on personal development and wellbeing and set up her own counselling practice.

When Teresa isn’t in the classroom, she enjoys playing poker, traveling and being outdoors, either in her garden or at the beach. On top of this, Teresa has four children and grandchildren and a puppy to keep her busy!

After having a rather varied life, Teresa has found her passion in teaching. It helps her meet new people and most importantly she gets to help them excel in their own personal growth!

Start date21 May 2020
End date21 May 2020
Start time10:00
End time15:30
Concessions not available