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Mental Health in Youth Work Inspiring Event Report

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Inspiring Event Report.pdf
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This document is the final report of the Mental Health in Youth Work Inspiring Event, which took place in Portugal 22-25 May 2023. 

The event brought together 116 young people, youth workers and representatives of European Youth Programmes from 13 European countries. The event raised awareness of mental health and showcased methods for promoting mental health of young people and youth workers.

The report consists of two parts: The first part is a concise theoretical part explaining mental health, young people's growth and youth work's role in promoting the mental health of young people. The second part is collection of practices and approaches of the young people and youth workers who took part in the event.

The report has several links to reasearches, websites and materials discussing different aspects of mental health. 


Mental Health in Youth Work is a long term project of the National Agencies of Erasmus+ Youth and the European Solidarity Corps.


Karmen Murn ja Hilma Ruokolainen
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