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Mental Health Disorders Level 1(2)

Supporting Children and Young People´s Mental Health
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

May 14, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

About The Event

In the last few years there has been an increase in the number of young people displaying symptoms of mental ill-health, psychological and emotional distress. According to BBC Scotland more than 5000 under 18´s were prescribed antidepressants in 2017. The reasons are complex and include budget cuts to preventative services, increased awareness about mental health and wellbeing, 24/7 culture that we live in and many other possible explanations. 

BBC Scotland also highlights that the number of young people self-harming is on the rise. In this short video one of our volunteers talks about the issues. 



To equip workers, counsellors, teachers and families with the knowledge, skills and understanding to respond to young people in psychological distress. You will learn about teenage brain development, psychological and emotional well-being and techniques to improve mental health and psychological wellbeing. Also the effects of developmental trauma due to neglect, child abuse and disadvantageous living conditions. 



Identify tell-tale signs 

Managing difficult or challenging behaviours such as anger, panic attacks, self-harm, suicide risk 

Learn about mental health common issues Programme 

What is Mental Health? 

The Adolescent Brain: Developmental trauma

Common Mental Health Concerns: Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders and self-harm/suicide 

Management techniques    


Cost £90, Early Bird and Concessions £75

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