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Stepped care offers the possibility of improvements on the micro-, meso- and macrolevel

Today’s topics in mental health care concern finding solutions for providing good patient care with a perceived scarcity of resources in the face of growing financial and administrative pressures and increasing caseloads. Stepped care offers the possibility of improvements on the micro-, meso- and macrolevel of care simultaneously.

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Statistics on Smoking 2017: more cessation efforts, fewer smokers

In 2017, 35.7% of all smokers made a serious attempt to quit smoking, 23.1% of the population 18 years and older smoked, and 3.1% of adults 18 years and older (at least sometimes) smoked an e-cigarette.

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First RECOVER-E Community Mental Health Team training

RECOVER-E (LaRge-scalE implementation of COmmunity based mental health care for people with seVere and Enduring mental ill health in EuRopE), project funded by H2020 programme, has as one of its aims, to implement recovery-oriented care by recognizing the value of experiential knowledge through including peer experts as members of the multidisciplinary Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs).

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Waterpipe (hookah) smoking in the Dutch context

The summary of the fact sheet about waterpipe smoking provides the latest numbers on waterpipe smoking in the Netherlands and information about the Dutch Tobacco Act on waterpipe smoking.

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Bert van der Hoek new Chairman of the Board Trimbos Institute

The Supervisory Board has appointed Bert van der Hoek as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Trimbos Institute. On behalf of the Supervisory Board, Hans de Goeij stated, “Van der Hoek is somebody particularly suited to further develop the vision of the Trimbos Institute.” Van der Hoek is looking forward to further expand the prominent role of the Trimbos Institute; he especially wants to focus on promoting prevention.

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