• Elective
  • Pre-requisite: none

The Mental Health Studies course is intended to help ensure students develop an understanding of positive mental health, a caring disposition, an understanding and respect for physical, mental, and emotional challenges, a commitment to the well-being of others and oneself, and a desire and ability to engage in social action for the common good. The course explores the answers to the following questions:

What is positive mental health?
How does positive mental health affect my well-being?
What are mental health challenges?
What supports are available to others and myself?
What is stigma?
How does stigma affect people’s lives?
What is an addiction?
Is there a connection between mental health and addictions?