THE GENERAL OBJECTIVES

WORK PACKAGE 1

Conduct Research :

  • Develop a typology of existing or possible forms of adapted care settings for adolescents with mental health problems
  • Analyze advantages and disadvantages, and transferability of adapted care settings to other Member States
  • Analyze relevant practical issues related to the provision of adapted care to adolescents with mental health problems
  • Write a scientific report summarizing all outcomes of the research activities under work package 1 and of the series of events organized under work package 2
  • Develop guidelines and guiding principles for the set up and sustainable operation of such adapted care settings and of expert networks in this field, recommendations for their creation across Member States and, where possible, roadmaps for their establishment.
  • Collect information on the state of mental health and mental health problems among adolescents in the Member States
  • Collect relevant information and experience on existing care facilities and good practices for adolescents with mental health problems in the Member States
  • Collect information and experience on actions and legislations of authorities in order to improve the treatment of adolescents with mental health problems

WORK PACKAGE 2communication-adocare

Stimulate Awareness-raising, exchange and consultation, capacity building, dissemination, promotion activities :

  • Organize awareness-raising and capacity-building activities in EU Member States
  • Organize a first expert symposium on adapted care for adolescents with mental health problems
  • Organize workshops with experts and stakeholders
  • Organize a second expert symposium on adapted care for adolescents with mental health problems, revisiting the issue of promoting adapted care for adolescents with mental health problems and finalizing the guidelines, guiding principles, and recommendations for the set up and continuation of adapted care settings for adolescents with mental health problems
  • Identification, development and promotion of models of adapted care for adolescents with mental health problems through the network of experts.
  • Bring together experts with multidisciplinary backgrounds (such as medical, psychological, social, educational ‚Ķ) from different EU-Member States with the objective of promoting integrated support services for adolescents with mental health problems as well as parent and youth organizations
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