Core tasks

The Trimbos Institute is a centre of expertise on mental health and addiction. We implement the acquired knowledge in the practice of professionals in mental health care and addiction care. Our core tasks are:

  • To develop new treatment methods, to draw up guidelines and prevention programmes.
  • To detect and monitor psychological problems and addiction problems
  • To research and evaluate mental health care and addiction care: organisation, accessibility, quality and effectiveness.
  • To inform policy makers, politicians and professionals on the mental health of the Dutch population.
  • To develop and set up courses and training programmes for professionals in mental health care and addiction care.
  • To provide information on psychological issues, substance use and addiction.
  • To organise national prevention campaigns.

Latest update: 18-01-2013