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Mental Health Awareness Session (Norton Summit)

Join us to break down barriers and reduce stigma around mental health. This session covers early intervention and skills to identify mental health warning signs. Learn supportive language and techniques to help others.

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Mental Health Awareness Session (Norton Summit)

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Mental Health Awareness Session

For all community aged 12+

Mental health awareness is crucial in breaking down barriers, reducing stigma, promoting early intervention, and fostering a supportive environment for individuals experiencing mental health challenges. It plays a pivotal role in creating a society that values and prioritises mental wellbeing.

This session will provide an overview of mental health awareness along with the skills to assist and identify the early warning signs of a mental health problem. The approach is vitally important to be able to use appropriate language; to look at the use of open and closed questions and how to support someone who may be experiencing a mental health problem.

This session will cover:

  • What is Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • How common is Mental Illness in young people.
  • Depression – What is it and what are the signs.
  • Anxiety – What is it and what are the symptoms.
  • Non-Suicidal Self Injury and what is NSSI and why
  • Eating disorders – what is it and what are the signs?
  • Know the five signs.
  • How to have a conversation
  • Ten steps to positive mental health and wellbeing

Enquiries to The Summit Community Centre, 8390 0457,


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