Mental health

Pre-conference: The mental health of children and adolescents  Luxembourg, 20-21 September 2004  

Pre-conference: The mental health of children and adolescents
Luxembourg, 20-21 September 2004

The European Commission, the Ministry of Health of Luxembourg and the World Health Organisation European Region hosted in Luxembourg a two-day expert meeting on 20-21 September 2004 to prepare for the WHO Ministerial Conference on mental health in January 2005.

The pre-meeting in Luxembourg focussed on aspects relating to the mental health of children and adolescents.

The Luxembourg Minister for Health and Social Security, Mars Di Bartolomeo, the Director of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, Marc Danzon, and a number of further personalities participated in this event, as well as around 100 experts in the conference theme from the EU and the WHO Europe area.

The following conclusions (513 KB) have been established through a consultative process with Conference participants. The results of the Pre-Conference will be communicated to the WHO-Ministerial Conference on Mental Health in Helsinki on 12-15 January 2005.

Meeting documents:


I. Opening

II. Plenary session (20 September 2004)

III. Working group session:

III. 1. Services for Children and Adolescents

III. 2. Promotion of mental health of children and adolescents

III. 3. Alcohol and drugs and adolescents

IV. Plenary session (21 September 2004)

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