Mental health is related to psychological well-being of individual, their family as well as the community as a whole. This course covers the promotion of mental health, and prevention of mental disorder form the perspective of public health. The main topic of this year's course will be psychological first aid and resilience. People who experience major adverse events, such as earthquake or infectious disease outbreak, as well as major personal trauma can react with emotional distress with the consequences of short term or long-term mental health problems. Timely organizing mental health support in a form of psychological first aid early interventions can reduce the intensity of distress reaction caused by traumatic event, promote resilience, and in that way be preventive for development of mental health problems in the future. The model of first aid programmes and interventions to promote resilience will be discussed during the Course.