Availability: All teaching periods
Type: Lifespan Unit

This unit introduces the learner to key concepts of mental health and wellbeing, mental ill health, mental illness and suicide. It then unpacks core paradigms used to understand these experiences and establish goals of individuals and services: recovery, enablement, trauma informed care, biopsychosocial approaches and suicide prevention.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define and describe mental health, mental ill health and suicide as core paradigms with demonstration of the interfaces that exist between them.

  • Describe and assess the implications of recovery, enablement and trauma while considering biopsychosocial understandings of mental ill health.

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