Looking after your mental health is as important as that of your physical health. Everyone experiences varying types and degrees of stress and mental distress during their lifetime. However, if the signs and symptoms persist for an extended period of time, and tend to affect the functional ability of an individual, these signs and symptoms may manifest in the form of mental disorders, and therefore require medical attention.
Despite the fact, many will not seek treatment because of the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness, and it takes a lot of strength and courage to accept that you are suffering from a mental disorder. Healthcare professionals therefore, have a greater responsibility in assessing the mental health and well-being of people, consequently identifying those in need of support, and providing them with adequate advice and treatment.
POLHN is a platform that is trying to help the healthcare professionals in doing so by offering up-to-date free online courses on this very significant subject.
Relevant Courses Offered by POLHN
This online course is related to the management of mental health issues. It explains fundamentals of the Mental Health Gap Program, which aims to scale-up care for mental, neurological and substance-abuse problems. Enrol now
The course is based on the guidelines developed by the National Drugs and Therapeutics Committee, Fiji, for selection and administration of drugs used for treatment of mental illness, and related disorders. Enrol now
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