Welcome to the The Open University (OU), in association with the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH), providing you with access to a range of free educational resource units specially selected because of their relevance to mental health.

The units identified should help develop and enhance your understanding of mental health issues and because the OU offers a flexible approach to learning, it means that you can study at your own pace and in your own time.

Some free educational resources you may be interested in:


​​​​​"Our partnership with The Open University provides access for SAMH staff to flexible online learning resources to support ongoing development in Mental Health.  You can also access the free online courses for lifelong learning out with your working life – any type of learning is one of the Five Ways to Better Mental Health... so why not take a look and learn something new."


Emma Cruse, Human Resources Manager, SAMH

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