On World Mental Health Day 2023, EPR participated in the meeting convened by the European Commission. A very diverse body of speakers treated critical topics during the meeting, reflecting the holistic approach required to tackle contemporary challenges. The discussions ranged from employment well-being to the role of sports in mental health promotion. The crucial role of prevention and promotion strategies was highlighted, along with the importance of community-based initiatives. together with the need for training programs for healthcare professionals to cater to the unique needs of diverse communities. Furthermore, the meeting delved into the need to determine the socio-economic determinants of mental health.
Find more about the Commission’s approach to Mental Health here.