Learning Outcomes for Study Session 18

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

18.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 18.1 and SAQ 18.2)

18.2  Explain the basic facts about mental illness to community members. (SAQ 18.1)

18.3  Advise community members on effective ways to reduce their risk of developing mental illness. (SAQ 18.1)

18.4  Screen for mental illness in your community. (SAQ 18.2)

18.5  Describe ways that you can help to reduce the risk of suicide. (SAQ 18.3)

18.6  Draw on community support to challenge stigmatising attitudes, discrimination and abuse. (SAQ 18.4)

18.7  Apply preventative strategies to decrease some of the negative consequences of mental illness. (SAQ 18.4)

Study Session 18  Prevention and Promotion Activities for Mental Health

18.1  Raising awareness about mental health