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.