Free course

Challenging ideas in mental health

Free statement of participation on completion

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 dilemmas by taking account of the views of all concerned, especially people experiencing mental distress. It explores ideas and practice in mental health, and will appeal to a wide range of people.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the complexity and dilemmas of diverse perspectives in the field of mental health and distress
  • undestand the importance of service users/'survivors' experiences and perspectives
  • understand how mental health issues affect everyone
  • understand the range of risks faced by service users/'survivors' in their everyday lives.