Mental Health Matters: Part 1 - The Mental Health Disconnect

According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 350 million people all over the world with a mental illness. With that surprising statistic, it is highly possible that we will all interact at some point with someone experiencing mental illness. With that possibility in mind, the very people you would not expect to be experiencing mental illness, such as friends, family, coworkers, and even your boss, will be the ones fighting it. Is it Mental Illness? In this module, we will explore what is mental illness and what is mental health, what are the common types of mental illness and we will strive to understand the effects of mental health.