Learn about the science and culture of wellbeing
and mental health.
In this new course you will learn how to promote wellbeing, to understand stress and poor mental health, and where to go for help.
The course includes the following topics:
Introduction to the Science of Wellbeing, Mental Health, and Resiliency
The 3 S's – Stress, Sleep, Self-regulation
Alcohol, Recreational Drugs, and Mental Health
Study Life – Balance, Recreation and Wellbeing
Mental Health Awareness, Prevention, Early Recognition, Support
Translation of Knowledge around Student Wellbeing, Mental Health, Resiliency.
We are now testing the course with selected students and working with different departments to find out how best to put it in the curriculum for everyone.
We will find out if the course is helpful at:
Promoting understanding about wellbeing and mental health
Promoting healthy behaviours and coping skills
Reducing stigma around mental illness.