One in every six adults has a common mental health condition, and one percent has bipolar disorder. Mental illness awareness and understanding can go a long way towards promoting mental health not only in affected individuals but also in society as a whole.

This course provides a practical overview of bipolar disorder, including its causes, treatment, and impact on an individual’s daily life. It also describes how employers and employees can help someone diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

  • What bipolar disorder is, the main symptoms and signs associated with depressive, manic, and mixed episodes
  • How bipolar is diagnosed, why it is critical to treat it as soon as possible, and how it is treated with medication and therapy
  • The difficulties that people with bipolar disorder face, and how lifestyle changes can help them manage the condition
  • How and why employers should support employees with bipolar disorder, as well as how to uphold legislation that protects people with the disorder from discrimination

  • If you know someone who has been diagnosed with or suspects they have bipolar disorder, this course will provide you with valuable information about their condition.
  • If you work with someone who has bipolar disorder, this course will teach you how to support them in a sensitive way.
  • This course will highlight your legal obligations as a business owner or manager in terms of supporting someone with a chronic mental illness.
  • If you work in human resources or are interested in occupational health, you will benefit from this insight into the challenges that people with bipolar disorder face at work.

Unit 01: What is Bipolar Disorder?

Unit 02: The Diagnosis & Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Unit 03: Living with Bipolar

Unit 04: Supporting Someone with Bipolar Disorder at Work


Who can take the certification courses?

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.

How much time is required to complete a course?

Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.

What is the course’s organisation?

Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.

When and where can the course be taken?

Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.

Is there a final exam for this course?

There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.

What score must you get on the test to pass?

The test’s passing score is 70 percent.

What occurs if a user doesn’t pass the test?

If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.