Major themes

The Trimbos Institute concentrates on the following major themes: alcohol, drugs, tobacco, behavioral addictions, severe mental illness, and mild & moderate mental health disorders. Trimbos addresses each of these major themes from a life-course perspective.

Mental health

The Trimbos Institute delivers innovative and effective contributions to mental health while being sensitive to costs. Toward this end, the Trimbos Institute works to strengthen mental health, improve mental health care organization, prevent mental health disorders, and improve quality of life.

Addiction: alcohol, behavioral addictions, drugs, and tobacco

Since the launch of the Netherlands Expertise Centre for Tobacco Control (NET) in 2013, Dutch expertise on addiction has been concentrated in the Trimbos Institute. Trimbos is a powerful knowledge center on issues pertaining to substance abuse and healthy lifestyles.