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Mental Health: building awareness and resilience

20+ hours of content

100% delivered online

12 months of access to material

0 prerequisites


Course instructors

Dr. Anita Milicevic

Anita came to Australia as a refugee from the Balkans war in 2001. Since then, she has completed an Honors degree and a Ph.D. i…

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Kim Graham

Kim is a qualified psychotherapist and naturopath, with 30 years’ clinical experience. Kim has worked in a diverse range of are…

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Continuing education

Completing this course can contribute to your continuing professional development with the below organisation(s).

One in five Australians experience mental health symptoms, making it important to understand what underpins mental wellbeing. In this short course, learn how to increase mental health awareness and improve mental resilience and wellbeing. Arm yourself with practical strategies and the confidence to stay resilient, manage stress, and help others to do the same.

What you'll take away from this course

Awareness of the factors affecting mental health
Practical techniques for mental wellbeing
Information about types of mental health conditions
How to talk about mental health and seek support
Effective stress management techniques

During this course, you’ll define mental health, assess the factors that affect your mental wellbeing and learn how you can arm yourself and others with practical strategies and resources to live happier and healthier lives.

Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, podcasts and interactive quizzes, to improve your mental health and help others to do the same.

Using our intuitive, industry-leading learning platform, you have the flexibility to study entirely online, in your own time and at your pace. Your learning is supported by an interactive Learning Journal, which you will download and use throughout the course. Remember, if you need it, learning support is one click away. Mental Health. Please check it is accurate.

This course is designed and supported by experts and academics at the forefront of the industry and backed by Endeavour College of Natural Health’s higher education credentials.

In this short course, you’ll cover six core topics. Begin by defining mental health and reviewing the latest statistics. Learn how to increate mental health awareness, build resilience and stress management techniques, and cultivate your inner coach. You’ll study the different types of mental health conditions, and gain skills and confidence to talk about mental health concerns and how to seek support.

What is Mental Health and Mental Illness?

Define mental health and examine the prevalence of mental illness in Australia.

Talking About Mental Health

How to openly discuss your mental health and encourage others to do so too.

Wellbeing, Resilience and Compassion

Understand wellness versus wellbeing and what mental resilience means.

Self-Reflection, Self-Care and Self-Advocacy

Learn how self-awareness helps you take better care of yourself and others.

Practical Strategies to Improve Mental Health

Delve into risk factors and protective factors for mental wellbeing.


Understand how to seek support for yourself or others.

Completing this course rewards you with the following credly badge, which you can share on your socials!

Awardees are able to appreciate factors affecting mental health, implement practical strategies for mental wellbeing, talk about mental health and seek support, develop effective stress management techniques, build resilience and cultivate the inner coach.

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If you love this course, why not enrol in another short course in mental health and wellness, nutrition, business or natural health? Or you may want to explore a degree with Endeavour College of Natural Health.

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