Awareness of Mental Health (Men’s Mental Health) Distance Learning Level 2 | Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The number of men who have suicidal thoughts has doubled since 2009.
Although men are now more likely to see a therapist if they’re feeling worried or low, there’s still a long way to go to ensure that men are supported with their mental health. This online course, Understanding Men’s Mental Health, covers a wide range of different mental health problems that can affect men, including depression, stress, anxiety and PTSD. You will learn about the signs, symptoms and triggers of poor mental health, as well as the differences in how some mental health conditions present themselves in men and women.

Units of study/what is involved:

  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Understanding Stress
  • Understanding Anxiety
  • Understanding Phobias
  • Understanding Depression
  • Understanding Postnatal Depression
  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Understanding Bipolar Disorder
  • Understanding Schizophrenia
  • Understanding Dementia
  • Understanding Eating Disorders
  • Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Assessment Methods

Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

Progression Options

Level 3 Mental Health

Course Summary

Course Title Awareness of Mental Health (Men’s Mental Health) Distance Learning Level 2
Entry Requirements

*PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously completed the Awareness of
Mental Health Problems Distance Learning Level 2
, you are not eligible for
funding for this course.


Eligibility criteria and Entry requirements for our Distance Learning
courses please click here

Attendance Requirements As a Distance Learning course, there is no need to attend College. For further information or advice, please contact the Distance Learning team:01823 366612  
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I found the entire experience of studying as an adult learner really rewarding, and decided to further my knowledge by progressing my studies to the next level. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my personal and professional development.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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