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Learning with us – Week 3

This week we focus on managing mental health beyond COVID-19 and how we can adapt to changes.
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This week will focus on part 3 of the course syllabus – What next? Preparing for life after COVID-19. The learning will focus on managing mental health beyond COVID-19, including emerging evidence, existing knowledge, and practical strategies.

Please consider this week how you can apply your learning to your life beyond this course!

Key content

Week 3’s structure mirrors previous weeks, with a focus on individuals in different contexts, certain groups of people, and systems and organisations. This will allow you to build on and apply the knowledge you’ve gained to your experience.

Where evidence exists, content is based on this, and where evidence is still emerging, we state this and encourage debate and discussion around steps we can take to manage.

Learning activities

This week consists of a variety of interactive steps, including videos, case studies, articles, discussions, and polls.

We will hear for the last time from Kevin, Carol, and Susan, as well as our experts. We remain very interested in your own experiences, which we again encourage you to share through conversation on our discussion threads and polls.

Considerate conversation

We provided some guidance at the start of Week 1, but to recap the key messages:

  • Almost every step has space for conversation and debate in the comments area.
  • We have included regular prompts for discussions, but do contribute as and when you feel comfortable.
  • FutureLearn has guidance on social learning and a Code of Conduct, including using the flag button for inappropriate comments. Please read this before taking part.

Course purpose

  • This course aims to be an educational resource for personal use only.
  • This course should not replace professional advice from registered health professionals.
  • We cover emotive topics and challenging content, please be aware of how this may affect you and refer to our links if you are seeking additional support.
  • Please work through at your own speed and take breaks as you need.
Enjoy Week 3!
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