One in Ten NSW Residents Experienced a New Mental Health Issue During 2020

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The Health Education and Training Institute (HETI Higher Education) confirm increased enquiry levels for their mental health courses at the same time the NSW Mental Health Commission reports one in ten NSW residents experienced a new mental health issue during 2020

The Mental Health Commission of NSW in their July 2021 executive summary detailed many facets of what they learned from Covid-19. Last year, the Commission also documented well the impact of Covid-19 on mental health. The Health Education and Training Institute is seeing a lift in enquiry levels for their comprehensive range of units of study and courses to assist professionals who are seeing the need to build on their mental health capabilities to match the growing demand for both mental health services and for mental health understanding.

HETI Higher Education delivers education to support the NSW Health workforce of more than 110,000 clinical and non-clinical staff achieve excellence in health care and also for those working from other settings. This is one of HETI’s key functions is as an Institute of Higher Education.

Courses are designed to draw on a recovery-oriented approach to mental health care. In practice, this means HETI Higher Education supports learning on genuine collaboration with individuals on their recovery journey by seeking to maximise hope, strength, resilience, and self-determination. The units are oriented to supporting skill development in the workplace for those with clinical and non-clinical backgrounds.

Learn more about the HETI Higher Education mental health and professional development courses here:

About Health Education and Training Institute (HETI Higher Education)

The Health Education and Training Institute (HETI Higher Education) delivers education to support more than 110,000 clinical and non-clinical staff achieve excellence in health care within NSW and to those working in other settings. They are uniquely placed to draw on the expertise within Australia’s largest healthcare system, as it delivers quality mental health postgraduate education to NSW Health staff, and students located across Australia and overseas.

They are proud to deliver two progressive, recovery-oriented postgraduate courses in Applied Mental Health Studies and Psychiatric Medicine. Their curriculum draws on the current evidence base, offer contemporary education delivery and flexibility in learning that suits learners of today. They welcome a wide range of professionals and other learners to join their interdisciplinary learning community and follow their passion for mental health care.

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