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

    By Dr Mathijs Lucassen, Dr Jonathan Leach

    How do we recognise if a reaction to a stressor has developed into a mental health problem? Here's a five point guide...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2017

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

    Do I have mental health problems and should I get some help? New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 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:

    28 Nov 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 28 Nov 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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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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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    Article

    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? 
  • Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy? Creative commons image Icon Roland Tanglao under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy?

    By Gaia Vince

    Around the world, the ability to switch between languages is common - and possibly innate. Gaia Vance asks if...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy?

    Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy? Creative commons image Icon Roland Tanglao under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    Around the world, the ability to switch between languages is common - and possibly innate. Gaia Vance asks if monoglots are missing out on something...
  • A Support Net: Can you help someone in need? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    A Support Net: Can you help someone in need?

    By Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    All of us will experience personal challenges, but could you make a positive impact on someone's life? Try our...

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    Activity

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Sep 2017

  • A Support Net: Can you help someone in need?

    A Support Net: Can you help someone in need? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 01 Sep 2017
    All of us will experience personal challenges, but could you make a positive impact on someone's life? Try our wellbeing interactive 'A Support Net' to see...
  • The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies Creative commons image Icon Philip Ray under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies

    By Lyra McKee

    In Northern Ireland, more people took their own lives in the 16 years after the Troubles than died during them. Why?...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies

    The suicide of The Ceasefire Babies Creative commons image Icon Philip Ray under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    In Northern Ireland, more people took their own lives in the 16 years after the Troubles than died during them. Why? Lyra McKee finds out.
  • Can we get to a world without suicide? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Free-Photos

    Can we get to a world without suicide?

    By Simon Usborne

    After his son’s suicide aged 18, Steve Mallen sees the world differently. Along with a growing number of mental...

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2017

  • Can we get to a world without suicide?

    Can we get to a world without suicide? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Free-Photos
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Aug 2017
    After his son’s suicide aged 18, Steve Mallen sees the world differently. Along with a growing number of mental health experts, he wants to reduce the...
  • Hospital: Dementia patients Creative commons image Icon Nick under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Hospital: Dementia patients

    Dementia can be distressing for patients and their families. The Hospital team follow staff at St Marys as they...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jul 2017

  • Hospital: Dementia patients

    Hospital: Dementia patients Creative commons image Icon Nick under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jul 2017
    Dementia can be distressing for patients and their families. The Hospital team follow staff at St Marys as they respond health care needs - which might not...

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  • Exercise and mental health

    Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as anxiety and depression. These medications often have negative...

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    2 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2017

  • Exercise and mental health

    Exercise and mental health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 2 hours Updated 10 Oct 2017
    Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as...
  • 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...
  • 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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    Free course

    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...
  • Work and mental health

    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those with mental health problems, most people with these difficulties...

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    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2017

  • Work and mental health

    Work and mental health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 17 Feb 2017
    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those...
  • 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, ...
  • Young people’s wellbeing

    What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's...

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    Free course

    16 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • Young people’s wellbeing

    Young people’s wellbeing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 16 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social...
  • 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

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    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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