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Introduction to adolescent mental health
Introduction to adolescent mental health

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Learning outcomes

By the end of this session, you should be able to:

  • describe some of the characteristics of a range of mental health problems

  • recognise the potentially unhelpful behaviours that can arise with mental health problems

  • identify measures that enable you to help young people who are experiencing mental health problems.

Some conditions are not covered here, for example, bi-polar disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and schizophrenia, including auditory hallucinations and substance abuse. You can find links to information about these conditions in the Further reading section.