Understanding Mental Health Challenges
Offered by UBC HR
Understanding mental health can be difficult. Learning how to support someone who might be in a mental health crisis can be even more challenging. The goal of this session is to increase mental health literacy while providing tools and skills to respond effectively in a caring and respectful way.
- Learn to better understand mental health and mental illness
- Understand structural and social stigma as barriers to seeking help
- Learn how to respond when concerned about a family member, friend or colleague
Audience: Staff and faculty, particularly those in front-facing or first-responder roles.