Day 1: Understanding Mental Health & Day 2: Understanding Addiction

Understanding Mental Health and Addictions

  • 06
    Mon 9:00 AM - Tue 4:00 PM
    Session information
    Day 1: Understanding Mental Health - $130 ex GST
    Mon 06 Nov 09:00 - Mon 06 Nov 16:00
    Day 2: Understanding Addictions - $130 ex GST
    Tue 07 Nov 09:00 - Tue 07 Nov 16:00
    Monday and Tuesday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

    $260 excl GST for both days


Understanding Mental Health

 The Understanding Mental Health workshop has been designed to assist those working alongside people experiencing mental unwellness. Trainees will gain a greater understanding of mental health and some insight to the causes of mental unwellness. The importance of maintaining compassion and respect when engaging in a meaningful manner to promote the recovery process. Training is beneficial for preparation and upskilling of staff to enhancing best care outcomes for tangata whai ora and whanau.
Training Outcomes
Trainees will learn
  • A greater understanding of the different disorders and their symptoms
  • How to relate and interact with people experiencing mental unwellness
  • The underlying reasons that can lead to mental disorders
  • Build staff confidence to handle different situations that may arise 
  • The importance of effective communication skills to promote recovery

Understanding Addictions

The Understanding Addiction workshop has been designed to assist people in understanding the underlying causes of Addiction and how best to support those experiencing addiction issues. We examine the different impacts of addiction on the person, whanau and wider community. Then look at ways of how to support, encourage and motivate change and to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Training Outcomes
Trainees will learn

  • What is an addiction and how its effects the brain  
  • The different types of substance and non‐substance abuse and their harmful effects 
  • The underlying issues that may be causing the dependency  
  • The different methods/techniques to create change, and supporting the recovery process 
  • How to respond to different situations that may arise  
  • How to maintain hope and be effective in your role


$260 excl GST for both days

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