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  • How do natural disasters affect mental health? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: US Coast Guard

    How do natural disasters affect mental health?

    By Jane Palmer

    Understanding why suicide rates in Puerto Rico have risen by a third since Hurricane Maria could help us prepare for...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Apr 2018

  • How do natural disasters affect mental health?

    How do natural disasters affect mental health? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: US Coast Guard New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Apr 2018
    Understanding why suicide rates in Puerto Rico have risen by a third since Hurricane Maria could help us prepare for future natural disasters. Jane Palmer...
  • International Day of Happiness Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Les Cunliffe | Dreamstime.com

    International Day of Happiness

    "Clap along if you know what happiness is to you..." Happiness may mean different things for different people....

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    20 Mar 2018

  • International Day of Happiness

    International Day of Happiness Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Les Cunliffe | Dreamstime.com
    Updated 20 Mar 2018
    "Clap along if you know what happiness is to you..." Happiness may mean different things for different people. Celebrate whatever makes you happy on the...
  • For some people, staying awake might help fight depression Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019

    For some people, staying awake might help fight depression

    By Linda Geddes

    Triple chronology appears to have positive results in treating some people with depression. Staying awake for better...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • For some people, staying awake might help fight depression

    For some people, staying awake might help fight depression Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Triple chronology appears to have positive results in treating some people with depression. Staying awake for better mental health might sound odd, but - as...
  • The Social and Discursive Construction of Disability Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    The Social and Discursive Construction of Disability

    By Dr Stephen Lee Hodgkins

    Guest author, Stephen Lee Hodgkins, examines the way disability and disabled people are represented in talk and text.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Feb 2018

  • The Social and Discursive Construction of Disability

    The Social and Discursive Construction of Disability Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Feb 2018
    Guest author, Stephen Lee Hodgkins, examines the way disability and disabled people are represented in talk and text.
  • Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: OltreCreativeAgency

    Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list

    Blue chat for a blue day: collecting some thoughts on the marketing wheeze that is Blue Monday.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jan 2018

  • Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list

    Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: OltreCreativeAgency
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jan 2018
    Blue chat for a blue day: collecting some thoughts on the marketing wheeze that is Blue Monday.
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2017

  • Do I have mental health problems and should I get some help?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    How do we recognise if a reaction to a stressor has developed into a mental health problem? Here's a five point guide...
  • Dreaming of an answer to narcolepsy: Why don't we understand sleep? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: After Bernhard Keil
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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2017

  • Dreaming of an answer to narcolepsy: Why don't we understand sleep?

    Dreaming of an answer to narcolepsy: Why don't we understand sleep? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: After Bernhard Keil
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    For the first 20 years of his life, Henry Nicholls had a healthy relationship with sleep. Shortly after his 21st birthday, he began to experience symptoms of...
  • Why mental fitness is as important as physical fitness Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Skeeze
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Oct 2017

  • Why mental fitness is as important as physical fitness

    Why mental fitness is as important as physical fitness Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Skeeze
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Oct 2017
    Athletes explain how they use their mind to give themselves the edge, as they pursue their Olympic Dreams
  • Murder and the mental state of the defendant

    By Hugh McFaul

    How does the law treat defendants who suffer from conditions which impair their mental functioning? What if this...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Oct 2017

  • Murder and the mental state of the defendant

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    How does the law treat defendants who suffer from conditions which impair their mental functioning? What if this has been impaired through voluntary...
  • Cultural differences in mental health? Creative commons image Icon Chinchu.c under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Cultural differences in mental health?

    By Dr Jonathan Leach

    October 10th is World Mental Health Awareness Day. The OU's Jonathan Leach asks: Are mental health problems the same...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2017

  • Cultural differences in mental health?

    Cultural differences in mental health? Creative commons image Icon Chinchu.c under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Oct 2017
    October 10th is World Mental Health Awareness Day. The OU's Jonathan Leach asks: Are mental health problems the same the world over? 

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  • An introduction to social work

    Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your understanding of some of the theory associated with social work practice?...

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Sep 2017

  • An introduction to social work

    An introduction to social work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 27 Sep 2017
    Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your...
  • Making sense of mental health problems

    Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who experience mental health problems. In this free course, Making...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    01 Sep 2017

  • Making sense of mental health problems

    Making sense of mental health problems
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 01 Sep 2017
    Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who...
  • Challenging ideas in mental health

    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging ideas in mental health, invites you to think differently about life's...

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    18 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    10 May 2017

  • Challenging ideas in mental health

    Challenging ideas in mental health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 18 hours Updated 10 May 2017
    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging...
  • The role of diagnosis in counselling and psychotherapy

    This free course, The role of diagnosis in counselling and psychotherapy, explores the role of diagnosis in the treatment of mental health...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Feb 2016

  • The role of diagnosis in counselling and psychotherapy

    The role of diagnosis in counselling and psychotherapy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 29 Feb 2016
    This free course, The role of diagnosis in counselling and psychotherapy, ...
  • Managing to meet service users' needs

    Frontline managers are responsible for gathering service user views on their needs. Whose views should be taken into account? How do managers...

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    3 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • Managing to meet service users' needs

    Managing to meet service users' needs Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 3 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    Frontline managers are responsible for gathering service user views on their needs...
  • Mental health practice: Bonnyrigg

    Although society's attitude toward mental illness has improved, discrimination and misconceptions surrounding those affected are still prevalent....

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Feb 2016

  • Mental health practice: Bonnyrigg

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    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 10 Feb 2016
    Although society's attitude toward mental illness has improved, discrimination and...
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