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Understanding Mental Illnesses Series – Going Beyond the Surface

Part 1: What is Mental Illness vs Mental Health?

28 October 2020

In this first part of the 12-part mental illness series, discover what is mental illness and how it differs from mental health. Many of us have much misconceptions about mental illness and how it impacts an individual’s functioning. Being an invisible condition, an individual with mental illness struggles to be understood by family and friends. What is mental health? How important is it to all of us?

After the lecture, participants would be able to:

  • Understand the difference between mental illness and mental health
  • Have an overview of the process of mental health treatment and recovery
  • Identify barriers to mental health recovery
  • Learn some simple strategies in supporting patients in their recovery

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To register, scan the QR code or click on the web link. Registration closes on 16 October 2020.


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Lecture Details

28 October 2020, Wednesday

6.30pm – 7.30pm

60 minutes


Zoom Cloud Meetings

Registration Closing Date:
16 October 2020, Friday

Target Audience:
Healthcare professionals

Zoom Capacity: 500

This lecture will be conducted via Zoom Cloud Meetings app. For ease of accessing the lecture, please download/update Zoom Cloud Meetings app. Details of the lecture meeting link will be sent to the successful registrants nearer the lecture date.