Volume 8 - Issue 4, 2008 - EU News

- Short Review: EHEALTH 2008: Conference in Portoroz

The European Commission organised an "EU High-Level Conference on Mental Health", which took place on the 13 June 2008 in Brussels.

 

The conference will be a follow-up to the consultation on the Commission's Green Paper on Mental Health of 2005.

 

The conference focused on four themes:

Prevention of Suicide and Depression,

Mental health inYouth and Education,

Mental health inWorkplace Settings,

Mental health in the Elderly.

 

Following the consultation on the European Commission's Green Paper on Mental Health former European Commissioner for Health

 

Mr.Markos Kyprianou had announced the project to launch a Mental Health Pact with proposals for intersectoral action in mental health around the above mentioned four thematic priority areas.The Pact was launched at the conference.


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The European Commission organised an "EU High-LevelConference on Mental Health", which took place on the 13 June 2008 inBrussels. The conference will

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