Those who work at sea experience mental health conditions at higher levels than those who work on land. Many people experience some form of mental health condition during their life and it could be you, your work colleagues, your friends or whānau. This course will help you to understand why it occurs, identify the symptoms and how you can improve your mental health and/or support others. Staying ‘Ship Shape’ is important to your overall wellbeing.
On successful completion, students will be able to
- Explain the definition of mental health and how it changes through our lifetime
- Identify the main types of mental health conditions and the impact they can have on individuals
- Identify the conditions that are contributing factors to poor mental health for those who work at sea
- Identify ways to improve mental health and wellbeing
This module has an online assessment
20 minute video plus assessment