Enrol in Mental Health and Society
Course Code: GNED144
Drawing on literature, arts, politics, media, medicine, and the social sciences, you will examine the ways in which mental health and addiction is viewed by society and how these perceptions influence society's response to the practical and socio-political aspects of mental illness. Personal attitudes, societal myths, and stereotypes related to mental illness and addiction will be discussed. You will be challenged to reflect upon how your personal orientations and resulting behaviours regarding mental illness, addiction, and wellness impact those who are experience them.