What you’ll learn
This module gives you some valuable tools to increase your understanding of health and wellness and to help you manage your well-being in your graduate life and during your transition to a career. It introduces you to some key facts about wellness, mental health and mental illness. You will learn to identify warning signs of problems in mental health and wellness. Stress, anxiety and low mood are considered, alongside pragmatic strategies to manage them. You will also learn about strategies which can help to increase your resilience and mental well-being. Ways of nurturing positive relationships and social support networks which help to buffer stress and build a balanced life are offered.
You will learn about the factors that influence satisfaction in study and work, and learn how to cultivate mental well-being. The purpose of this module is to provide you with information about well-being; it is not intended to replace professional treatment.