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Welcome to the learndirect Faculty for Mental Health, where you can study to support individuals with mental health issues.

Due to the complex nature of mental health, there are several different career pathways to choose from, including talking therapies like CBT to the more traditional counselling.

We can help you to find the right course to tailor your skills to the approach you want to take. Our nationally recognised qualifications will help you on your way to a new and fulfilling career.

Our courses are designed by subject experts to ensure you get the key knowledge you need to support individuals with mental health issues correctly.

All of the information you need to find and study within the Faculty of Mental Health with learndirect is here; from blogs and news to case studies from previous learners, and more!

Learn more about your Mental Health Faculty.

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    The Importance of Externalising Anxiety

    There are around 8.2 million cases of anxiety in the UK each year. This can range More...

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    Industry-relevant Skills in Mental Health

    Mental health issues manifest in an almost unlimited number of ways. Although many More...

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  • The economic crash of 2008/9 had far-reaching consequences for almost every aspect of life. Aside from banks collapsing and businesses going under, there was...

  • Spotting someone in distress or on the verge of a mental health crisis, before it happens, can save them from a long and difficult recovery. Or save their lives.

  • One in four adults develop mental health issues every year. Although that figure is rising and is expected to reach one in three adults within the next decade.

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