Mental Health and Well-being in Children and Adolescents

European Parliament Interest Group on Mental health, Well being and Brain Disorders

Tuesday 24 April 2012

Mental Health and Well-being in Children and Adolescents


Introduction by the Interest Group Co-Chairs

The evidence and knowledge base: mental health disorders in children and adolescents in Europe
Michael Fitzgerald – Department of Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin

Testimonial: ADHD in day to day life Hilary Luxford – Parent

How to help adolescents in crises? Veronique Delvenne – Université Libre de Bruxelles

Policy response: what can the EU and nationals policy levels do?

European Commission perspective:
Sergej Koperdak – DG Education, Head of Unit Youth Policy
Isabel de la Mata – DG SANCO, Principal Advisor

Member State perspective:
Teresa di Fiandra – Italian Ministry of Health, Joint Action on Mental Health

Conclusions and close by the Interest Group Co –Chairs

Full report of IG meeting: report IG 20120424 CAMH


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