Mental Wellness 101

MENTAL WELLNESS 101 WORKSHOP

WHEN: Wednesday, August 12 2020

WHERE: Online

* This training is currently full, but if you are interested in scheduling a Mental Wellness 101 training, please email NRCinstitute@thechicagoschool.edu

The workshop explores mental health from a global perspective; describing the likely cause, the associated stigma, and the importance of recognizing cultural difference. The workshop will also review the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Major Depressive disorder; two of the most common mental illnesses worldwide (Ritchie & Roser, 2018). Participants will also learn how to effectively intervene with individuals who are experiencing suicidality and substance use issues. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. List at least three symptoms of anxiety
  2. Describe at least three physical symptoms of depression
  3. Identity at least three warning signs of suicide
  4. Apply at least DSM-5 criteria for substance use disorders