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Learning Objectives Identify and manage complex/challenging patients with mental health problems Practical tips on communication, brief interventions and assessments in primary care mental health Prescribing tips – good practice and handy hints Using a whole patient approach in achieving a positive outcome eg alternatives to prescribing Primary care overview of treatment resistance in depression and personality disordersLearning Outcomes Increase confidence in managing mental health problems Safe, rational prescribing of mental health drugs Increase understanding of specific mental health disorders To be able to use more resources during a mental health consultation