Thriving over Surviving covers how to progress beyond the baseline of ‘mentally functioning’ to ‘mentally thriving’. This module discusses the concepts of happiness and wellbeing; the shortcomings, barriers and importance of self-awareness; the concept of emotional intelligence; as well as techniques and barriers to self-compassion
Prevention & Coping covers a range of techniques and advice for maintaining your mental health and avoiding acute mental distress. This module discusses the principles, barriers and types of mindfulness; the importance and components of self care; coping strategies, techniques and activities; and the importance of self-assessment.
Adolescence is an exciting period of life, full of change and opportunity. For some it is also the first time they will develop symptoms of mental illness.
In this module we examine the developmental significance of adolescence and how this interacts with mental health. We also examine the unique barriers teenagers face in accessing mental health support.
This is a introductory course to the effects of climate change on health. Read and work through some patient based scenarios and flow charts that will let you explore the issue of climate change for patients and doctors.
What is the difference between a refugee and asylum seeker? What is the global refugee crisis? What does a med student need to know about refugee and asylum seeker health?
We hope this Refugee Introductory course provides you the quick answers to your burning questions from the global crisis to what’s happening in Australia.