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LET'S BEAT THE STIGMA: SCHIZOPHRENIA

This one day course is from 9.30am to 4.30pm

Who should come on the course

The one day Living with Schizophrenia course is for anyone with a professional or personal interest in schizophrenia.

The aims of the course

The course will help participants to understand what living with schizophrenia is like and how to support someone who has a diagnosis.

The objectives of the course

Participants will learn how to:
• Understand the impact of living with schizophrenia and the stigma which surrounds it
• Recognise the signs, symptoms and behaviours
• Find ways to avoid relapse and prevent a breakdown
• Evaluate treatment options and what practical help someone might need
• Support someone with a diagnosis.

Our trainers

Robert McCabe is a retired NHS Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who has worked in both Glasgow and Edinburgh. He currently volunteers with Health in Mind as a director as well as being a volunteer trainer.

Alan Burnett is the Learning and Development Assistant at Health in Mind and has over thirty years of lived experience of Schizophrenia.