Alcohol-related projects

Implementation specialists, researchers, and policymakers at the Trimbos Institute work on a variety of alcohol-centered projects and programs. These projects and programs include education for clinicians, teachers, and municipalities, policy development for organizations and government offices, and information sessions for teens and families.

Addiction, psychological problems, and homelessness

Addiction and psychological problems play a large role in homelessness. In the Netherlands, care and shelter for the homeless is addressed at the municipal level.

For more information, contact Michel Planije


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.


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

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

For more information, contact Ninette van Hasselt


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


Children of parents with psychological or addiction problems

Children of parents with psychological or addiction problems are vulnerable but often invisible. The Trimbos Institute offers guidance on how to identify these children, how to offer them and their families needed support and services, and how to reduce future risks with these populations.

For more information, contact Rianne van der Zanden


Dutch National School Survey

The Dutch National School Survey is a national research effort regarding the use of tobacco, alcohol, drugs, and the internet among adolescents. The Trimbos Institute conducts this research in collaboration with the University of Utrecht.

For more information, contact Karin Monshouwer


European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs

Conducted every four years, the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) is a collaborative effort of independent research teams in more than forty European countries.

For more information, contact Karin Monshouwer


Evaluation of the Luxembourg government’s Drug Strategy and Action Plan

At the request of the Luxembourg Ministry of Health, the Trimbos Institute conducted an evaluation of Luxembourg’s governmental Drug Strategy and Action Plan (2010-2014) regarding the fight against drugs and addictions.


Evaluation of the Luxembourg government’s Drug Strategy and Action Plan

At the request of the Luxembourg Ministry of Health, the Trimbos Institute conducted an evaluation of Luxembourg’s governmental Drug Strategy and Action Plan (2010-2014) regarding the fight against drugs and addictions.


Happy Drinks

To promote non-alcoholic beverages and present a fun and delicious alternative to alcohol, master chef Pierre Wind was commissioned by the Trimbos Institute to develop Happy Drinks.

For more information, contact Lex Lemmers


Health Behavior in School-aged Children

The Health Behavior in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey collects data every four years on 11-, 13- and 15-year-old boys' and girls' health and well-being, social environments, and health behaviors. HBSC includes 44 countries and regions across Europe and North America.

For more information, contact Saskia van Dorsselaer


Healthy schools: A prevention program

The Healthy School Prevention Program is a school-based prevention program for elementary and middle school students about alcohol, drug use, and tobacco use.

For more information, contact Jeroen Lammers


How can I help my kids say 'No' to tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis?

The Trimbos Institute and STIVORO, the former Dutch knowledge center for tobacco control, launched a joint campaign entitled How Can I Help My Kids Say "No" to Tobacco, Alcohol, and Cannabis?

For more information, contact Matthijs Oud


NEMESIS-2 study

The Trimbos Institute is involved in large scale, longitudinal research monitoring the mental health of the Dutch population between the ages 18 to 64 years old as part of the Netherlands Mental Health Survey and Incidence Study (NEMESIS-2).

For more information, contact Margreet ten Have


NIX18

NIX18 is an initiative of the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport in collaboration with numerous partners such as the Trimbos Institute.

For more information, contact Ingrid Schulten


Open and alert

The Open and Alert project provides tools to residential youth workers at institutions that focus on individuals with addictions.

For more information, contact Lonneke van Leeuwen


Prevention and education among young people through social networking

A website, smartphone app, and Facebook have been integrated with the aim of connecting young people interactively, to increase awareness, and to help them look out for each other while clubbing.

For more information, contact Bart Uitterhaegen


Supporting alcohol, drugs, and tobacco control policy work in municipalities

Researchers, implementation designers, and policy developers from the Trimbos Institute advise municipalities in the Netherlands and abroad on effective drug, alcohol, and tobacco control policies and laws.

For more information, contact Ingrid Schulten


WMH (World Mental Health)-WHO survey initiative

The WMH (World Mental Health)-WHO survey initiative is a project of the Assessment, Classification, and Epidemiology (ACE) Group at the World Health Organization.

For more information, contact Margreet ten Have