Mental Health Practice

Resource ID Posted Format
438 July 30, 2012 Reference
Open University


The resource explores issues regarding mental health. Learning outcomes include 1) distinguishing between mental illness and mental health and 2) using community resources. The resource includes several activities. Mental health is explored through a social model while noting differences from a biological model. The resource examines discrimination and stigma associated with mental illness.

*Source: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT)


  • MCAT, Pre-health, Foundational Concept 10, Foundational Concept 7, Foundational Concept 8, Content Category 10A, Content Category 7B, Content Category 8B, Mental Illness, Mental Health, Social Work, Stigma, uScience

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Learning

Academic Focus

  • Basic Sciences
    • Sociology

Intended Audience

  • University/College Undergraduate
    • Undergraduate Student

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