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  • 20 May 2015

    Trimbos takes part in Central Asia Drug Action Programme, 2015–2018

    The Trimbos Institute plans to support governments in Central Asian countries as they review and overhaul their current drug strategies, action plans and drug control legislation. The project will avail itself of methods that have proved effective within the European Union, which conform to international standards and which are responsive to the needs of each respective country.

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  • 18 May 2015

    Careful implementation of assertive community treatment model is essential

    People with severe mental illness deserve high-quality treatment, care and support as they cope with their illness and their day-to-day activities. This can help them lead their lives as independently as possible. An appropriate model of care organisation for this client group will ensure intensive, multidisciplinary care and treatment, based on a team approach and shared team responsibility.

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  • 18 May 2015

    Importance of social safety resources for informal carers

    Informal carers who have limited resources for social safety – including those without paid employment, without a partner or with little perceived social support – are at greater risk of having mood or anxiety disorders than other informal carers.

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  • 11 May 2015

    Practice guideline compliance effectively improved after tailored interventions in implementation process

    GP compliance with guideline recommendations for anxiety and depression can be significantly improved by intervening in the guideline implementation process in ways specifically targeted at the local setting. Such ‘tailored implementation interventions’ result in better compliance than the delivery of guideline training and feedback alone.

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  • 28 April 2015

    Study on drug policy trends in the European Union

    The Trimbos Institute has investigated several significant trends in EU policies relating to drugs and gambling. The analysis focused specifically on factors that govern political decision-making and policy implementation.

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  • 30 March 2015

    European and North American youth now happier and healthier

    European young people are more happy and more healthy than their counterparts a decade ago. That was one conclusion of a recent international study on the health and well-being of adolescents in Europe and North America. Young people in both regions self-rated their health and happiness more highly than did previous generations.

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  • 30 March 2015

    Trimbos opens a new office in Moldova: ‘Private Institute Trimbos Moldova’

    Within the framework of international cooperation, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation has mandated the Consortium led by the Trimbos Institute, the Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, to implement the project entitled Reform of Mental Health Services in Moldova (2014-2018).

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  • 19 March 2015

    Dutch GRADE Network was launched!

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    On March 4, the GRADE Guidance Group of the GRADE Working Group approved of establishing a Dutch GRADE Network. The Dutch GRADE Network was launched during an international GRADE meeting in Amsterdam.

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  • 10 March 2015

    Trimbos researcher receives Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research Award

    Joran Lokkerbol of the Trimbos Institute will receive the 2015 Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research Award in Venice on 27 March. It is a distinction conferred on authors of the three best articles in the Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics over a two-year period. This international journal specialises in health economics research in the mental health sector.

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  • 3 March 2015

    Evaluation of Luxembourg’s drugs strategy and action plan

    In cooperation with CVO Research and Consultancy, the Trimbos Institute has evaluated the Luxembourg government’s 2010–2014 Drugs Strategy and Action Plan. The study was commissioned by the Luxembourg Ministry of Health.

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Latest update: 08-07-2013