Projects in digital & e-health solutions

The Trimbos Institute furthers research and implementation in digital and e-health solutions through a variety of research studies, program evaluation, policy projects, and implementation work. Examples of this work are shown below.

Alcohol and Drug Prevention at Clubs and Pubs

Alcohol and Drug Prevention at Clubs and Pubs is a harm reduction program and study that provides tools for local authorities to create healthier and safer nightlife environments by using a healthy settings approach.

For more information, contact Ferry Goossens


Alcohol Infoline website

Through the Alcohol Infoline website, experts from the Trimbos Institute provide evidence-based information and advice about alcohol use.

For more information, contact Ninette van Hasselt


Chin up parents (Kop Op Ouders)

The e-mental health platform Chin up parents (Kopopouders) was developed by Trimbos for parents with mental health problems or addiction.

For more information, contact Rianne van der Zanden


Colour your life

Colour your life is an evidence-based and successful blended program for those with depressive symptoms.

For more information, contact Odile Smeets


Control yourself

Control Yourself is an internet application for individuals with severe mental health disorders, for their informal caregivers, and for care professionals.


Dementia glasses

Through Dementia Glasses, professional and lay caregivers can experience dementia themselves with virtual reality glasses that simulate the experiences of those with dementia.

For more information, contact Marjolein Veerbeek - Senster


Depression free

Depression Free is a web-based therapeutic intervention based on an empirically effective group therapy model from the University of Groningen.


Development, testing, and dissemination of video games that prevent and treat anxiety and depression in children and adolescents

Development, testing, and dissemination of video games that prevent and treat anxiety and depression in children and adolescents is a multidisciplinary research and implementation program that uses specially developed video games.


Gaming Infoline

Through the Gaming Infoline, experts from the Trimbos Institute provide evidence-based information and telephone support to those who need information about problematic gaming. The helpline is financially supported by the Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport.

For more information, contact Ferry Goossens


Gaming Infoline website

Through the Gaming Infoline website, experts from the Trimbos Institute provide evidence-based information and advice for those interested in problematic gaming.

For more information, contact Ferry Goossens


Living in the plus

The Trimbos Institute has developed and evaluated an Internet-based intervention called Living in the Plus.

For more information, contact Bernadette Willemse


Loss: an app to offer mental support to parents have lost babies

Losing a baby can be one of the hardest moments in a parent's life. The Trimbos Institute has developed an app to support parents as they grieve their loss, offering support and connection with other parents in similar situations.


Master your Mood (Grip Op Je Dip)

The e-mental health platform Master your mood (Gripopjedip) was developed by Trimbos, in cooperation with mental health offices, for teens and young adults with depressive symptoms.

For more information, contact Rianne van der Zanden


National Panel: Psychologically Respected

In 2010 the Trimbos Institute initiated the panel Psychologically Respected, a large, national panel by and for people with mental health conditions.

For more information, contact Harry Michon


Psyfit – an online training to improve mental fitness

Psyfit is a fully automated self-help intervention aimed at improving well-being by stimulating personal growth and positive functioning. T

For more information, contact Linda Bolier


Return@Work

The Trimbos Institute offers an online program called Return@Work to motivate absent employees to (partially) return to work.

For more information, contact Daniëlle Volker


Schizophrenia decision support tool

For people with psychotic illness and their friends and relatives, a digital decision aid for schizophrenia is now available. It informs them about the nature of at disorder and it helps them, in consultation with a healthcare professional, to make optimal choices in terms of care and services.

For more information, contact Daniëlle Meije


Vital signs for mental health

The website Vital Signs for Mental Health was developed by the Trimbos Institute to support mental fitness.

For more information, contact Odile Smeets


Worries (Kopstoring)

The e-mental health platform Worries (Kopstoring) was developed by Trimbos, in cooperation with mental health offices, for teens and young adults with parents with mental health problems or addiction.

For more information, contact Rianne van der Zanden


Worry less, Stress less, and Sleep better

The complaint-directed mini-interventions, Worry less, Stress less, and Sleep better, are short web-based self-help interventions without therapist guidance.


Addictions and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe - Reframing Addictions Project (ALICE RAP)

The objective of the ALICE RAP program was to reframe the general understanding of addiction and to help redesigning addiction policy based on objective scientific evidence.


Gaming Infoline

Through the Gaming Infoline, experts from the Trimbos Institute provide evidence-based information and telephone support to those who need information about problematic gaming. The helpline is financially supported by the Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport.

For more information, contact Ferry Goossens


Gaming Infoline website

Through the Gaming Infoline website, experts from the Trimbos Institute provide evidence-based information and advice for those interested in problematic gaming.

For more information, contact Ferry Goossens