Mental Health Awareness


  • Relevant to health and social care professionals globally
  • Produced by clinical experts in the UK
  • Dynamic and engaging content, with videos,


Mental health disorders are now one of the main healthcare problems across the world. This programme aims to equip healthcare professionals with vital skills and strategies to help a patient experiencing a mental health problem, such as depression, anxiety or bipolar. Developed by Health Education England, elearning for healthcare and various partner organisations such as the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (with hyperlink) and the Department of Health. The content has been written and peer-reviewed by leading clinical specialists in the UK. It is relevant to all health and social care practitioners around the world – regardless of specialty or profession.

Highly interactive learning for practitioners globally

  The Mental Health Awareness elearning programme features many interactive elements, such as clinical case studies, diagrams and self-assessment questions to help embed learning and foster deeper understanding. There are also links to further reading for more advanced learning on mental health issues. On successful completion, you can download or print a certificate as evidence of your learning. The content is available online so you can fit the learning around your busy schedule.   This online Mental Health Awareness programme consists of a number of sessions. Sessions each take around 20 to 30 minutes to complete. You can dip into the content whenever you choose and recap any material as needed. This interactive programme consists of a number of modules covering mental health awareness for healthcare professionals, perinatal mental health, mental health in emergency medicine and mental health for practice nurses. These sessions cover issues such as misuse of alcohol or drugs, medication for mental health and care planning.