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About the Course

In today’s world, mental illness and distress are common and these account for a significant burden of disability within our community. At the same time, there is a growing interest in understanding and enhancing positive mental health and wellbeing; particularly from developments in the fields of positive psychology and mental health promotion. Positive Psychiatry is a new term (Jeste et al 2016) that describes a dual approach to mental health, where we build strengths, supports and healthy lifestyles as well as treating illness and distress. In this course, we will explore different aspects of good mental health as well as provide an overview of the major kinds of mental disorders, their causes, treatments and how to seek help and support. The course will feature a large number of Australian experts in psychiatry, psychology and mental health research, and we will also hear from “lived experience experts”, people who have lived with mental illness, and share their personal stories of recovery. We take an evidence-based approach to a range of strategies that anyone can use to enhance their own mental health and that of others, from exercise and relaxation techniques through to the role of love, relationships and 'good' types of work. We cover topics from creativity and yoga through to psychiatric medications and psychotherapies....

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Feb 06, 2019

I learned what expected to learn from this course. I love the presenters and the manner of delivery. Resources abound too. I'm purchasing this course. I hope to meet you, guys in persons. Thank you.


Jul 18, 2020

Excellent course specially in current scenario i.e. Covid 19 situation. This course helped me to understand not only my mental conditions but also my near and dear ones mental health and conditions.

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By Olga J R H

Aug 27, 2020


By Manjula T

Jul 15, 2020

good explanation

By Rakshna.B

Jul 10, 2020

enjoyed learning


Nov 26, 2019

Loved the course

By Rose

Apr 02, 2018

Quite insightful

By Ruben R P

Sep 16, 2020

Muy interesante

By Sridam D A L

Jun 20, 2020

Excelente Curso

By riya g

Jul 02, 2020

amazing course


May 10, 2020



Mar 13, 2020

Super usefull¡

By Wambui G

Jul 31, 2019

amazing course

By Yevgeniya B

Jul 15, 2020

Great course!

By Shirley K

May 14, 2020

great course!

By Filip S

Apr 26, 2020

Very nice :-)

By abra

Mar 24, 2019

انه جيد وممتع

By shreya b

Jul 17, 2020

great course

By Dnyaneshwar M

Aug 23, 2020

Ok to good.

By Senali W

Jun 03, 2020

Excellent !

By Emayamsavitha

Apr 19, 2020


By Dr S K D

Jul 31, 2019

Good Course

By Nas s M R

Sep 16, 2020

me encanto

By Jimena S

Jul 30, 2020

Thank you!


Jul 10, 2020

Well done!

By Cielo A

May 15, 2020


By Christos T

Sep 18, 2020