Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Learn how young people can manage low mood and depression during COVID-19

In an unprecedented time of upheaval and change, it’s understandable that many young people’s mental health may be particularly vulnerable.

On this course, young people, parents, carers, teachers, and other professionals can learn helpful, practical techniques to cope with low mood and depression during the lockdown period and beyond. You’ll examine how to help young people structure their day and improve sleep and diet.

You’ll explore how to build positive family communication, and learn tips on how to manage your thoughts and feelings, building long-lasting resilience along the way.

What topics will you cover?

  • Practical advice on structuring the day and promoting healthy habits

  • Helpful family communication to keep conflict to a minimum

  • The importance of modelling and self-care

  • Tips on managing your thoughts and your feelings

  • Using this time as an opportunity for developing resilience

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is helpful for young people with low mood and depression and their parents and carers, or anyone who has contact with young people during COVID-19.

Who developed the course?

University of Reading

The University of Reading has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and enterprise.