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Course Duration

6 hours

Type of course

Short Courses

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central
Discover how you can strengthen your mental resilience and well-being, which are important factors of successful ageing. Join us to learn about mental well-being and the common issues affecting it. In our daily lives, we may face stressors which affect our ability to experience life in a positive manner and could increase our vulnerability to mental health difficulties. Through experiential learning, this course will help you pick up practical tips to enhance and maintain your mental well-being.

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What you'll learn

1.    Participants will be able to identify and discuss:

  • Changes associated with ageing that challenge seniors’ mental well-being
  • Factors that promote mental well-being and resilience
  • Common mental well-being issues of stress, anxiety and depression, and their signs and symptoms
  • Complications of mental ill-being
  • Stress and its physiological reactions

2.    Participants will be able to apply practical tips on:

  • How to maintain mental well-being as we age
  • Medical and professional care: What, Where, When and How to seek help
3.    Participants will be able to identify positive attitudes and mindsets to cultivate for enhancing and sustaining mental well-being, namely:

  • Accepting mental health issues as being a common human experience, overcoming the prejudices and stigma against them
  • Confident that anyone can overcome mental health issues with a positive mindset and some external help
  • Have empathy and motivation to reach out to and connect with families and friends as a means to strengthen mental well-being in oneself and others