Understand the importance of youth mental health
Mental health problems often develop during the teenage years, with as many as one in five adolescents dealing with these challenges.
Therefore, it’s important that you know how to recognise mental health problems, what you can do to prevent them, and what you should do if you suffer from them.
On this five-week course designed specifically for young people, you’ll explore the most common psychological problems. Through personal stories, quizzes, and short assignments, you’ll develop the techniques to help manage and improve your mental health.
Learn how mental health problems arise
As you learn to identify the symptoms of mental health problems such as eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and ADHD, you’ll understand that there is no clear line between mentally healthy and not mentally healthy people.
With this knowledge, you’ll delve into what it is that can cause psychological problems including personal, environmental, and genetic factors, to understand how these issues arise in the first place.
Learn from the experts at the University of Groningen and Cambridge University
Once you have an understanding of how and why mental health issues occur, you’ll learn what to do when you experience mental health problems.
This course will arm you with the knowledge to both protect and boost your own mental health. Guided by the experts at The University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, and Cambridge University, you’ll finish the course with the tools to effectively manage your mental wellbeing.
This course is designed for young people aged over 14 who want to know more about mental health.
It might also be of interest to parents, caregivers, teachers, and medical professionals.