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EU Compass Forum on Mental Health: Outcome papers

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EU Compass Forum on Mental Health: Outcome papers

On the 6th to 7th of October in 2016, the first Annual EU Compass Forum on Mental Health and Well-being took place in Luxembourg. The event was attended by diverse stakeholders such as policy makers and Member State representatives. Other attendees included non-governmental stakeholders from advocacy groups and care organisations, as well as mental health care providers, professionals, and service users. The purpose of the Forum was to discuss the implementation of policy recommendations of the Joint Action European Framework for Action on Mental Health and Well-being and the outcomes of activities related to the work of the EU Compass during 2015-2016.

The focus of this year’s Forum was the prevention of depression and the promotion of resilience, and improving access to mental health care. In line with this, a number of scientific papers were released following thorough discussions during break-out sessions and interactive round-table meetings. The papers are listed below:

  1. Prevention of depression and promotion of resilience – Scientific Paper
    Pim Cuijpers, Laura Shields-Zeeman, Bethany Hipple Walters, Ionela Petrea
  2. Access to mental health care in Europe – Scientific Paper
    Angelo Barbato, Martine Vallarino, Filippo Rapisarda, Antonio Lora, José Miguel Caldas de Almeida
  3. Prevention of depression and promotion of resilience – Consensus Paper
    Pim Cuijpers, Laura Shields-Zeeman, Bethany Hipple Walters, Ionela Petrea
  4. Access to mental health care in Europe – Consensus Paper
    Angelo Barbato, Martine Vallarino, Filippo Rapisarda, Antonio Lora, José Miguel Caldas de Almeida
  5. Good practices in mental health and well-being (booklet)
    European Commission – DG Health and Consumers
  6. EU compass for action on mental health and wellbeing – annual report 2016. Summary and analysis of key developments in member states and stakeholders
    José Miguel Caldas de Almeida, Pedro Mateus, Diana Frasquilho, Johannes Parkkonen
  7. European Framework for Action on Mental Health and Wellbeing – Eu Joint Action on Mental Health and Wellbeing

    More information on the forum including details about the program and web streams of each day can be found here.