Diploma in mental Health

Understanding mental health and the public can be help in making informed decisions about mental health issues to reduce mental distress in our society which has become an increasingly important aspect of health provision worldwide. Many people experience some form of mental health problems during their lifetime, so this course will help learners gain a better understanding of the causes and treatments for mental health issues.

This course aims to provide students with an understanding of mental health needs, resources, constructs and problems within developing contexts, the global burden of mental illness, social determinants of mental health and factors that affect global mental health care. Students will be introduced to various theoretical models that guide the mental health and development paradigm, such as the medical and social models of mental health and the public mental health approach.


  • Behaviour burnout and depression
  • Suicide, Violent Behavior And Substance Abuse
  • Stress Management Techniques
  • Mental Health in emergency situations

Training Format:

  • All materials are made available through our Online Learning Platform
  • Students should commit approximately 5-6 hours of their time per week

Materials Provided:

Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.


In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit assignments at the end of every month.




ORGANIZERS: Capacity Africa Institute

LANGUAGE: English only


To register for our  Online Diploma Courses

Send an email to:

The Online Training Manager
Capacity Africa Institute
Email:  info@capacityafrica.com