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@ease present at International Mental Health Festival


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This year the International Mental Health Festival is being organized for the first time. The festival takes place from 24 to 26 September in the cities of Liverpool, Amsterdam, London and Maastricht. The International Mental Health Festival focuses on finding the right care, at the right time, with the right insurance. By means of films, panel discussions, lectures and workshops, we want to create awareness, beat stigma and create an accessible place to discover this theme. Click here for the program in Maastricht and Amsterdam. @ease is one of the festival's partners and you can see our employees here:


YOUNG BRAIN COLLEGE (Dutch only)
24 september | 8 p.m. in Maastricht

Young Brain College pays attention to the psychological problems of young people. Prof. Bart Rutten and Prof. Thérèse van Amelsvoort will give this lecture about the young adolescent brain and the latest developments in their field.


PSYCHOLOGY UNWRAPPED: STRESS AND THE CITY
25 september | 7 p.m. in Amsterdam

There is much to gain from urban mental health research. Urban living is on the rise: more than 50 percent of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to rise to 66 percent by 2050. Urban environments are characterized by features that make city life not only economically attractive and exciting, but also more challenging and stressful than rural environments (‘urban stress’), which influences mental health. Therefore, the research area benefits society with joint approaches to new interventions and policy making towards the promotion of mental health.

Lecture by: Dr Rianne Klaassen, Child and Youth Psychiatrist and projectleader, @ease Amsterdam
Key-note speaker: Prof. Dr. Reinout Wiers


EVENING OPENING @EASE
25 september | 7 pm in Maastricht

We will give you more information about @ease and our first introduction during an interactive lecture.



School project for secondary and secondary vocational education

@ease has begun to collaborate with Diversion and MIND Young. In order to make psychological problems better known to students in the classroom, school project are offered to students completing their VMBO, MBO, HAVO and VWO:

MIND Young academy
@ease is in line with this project and offers aftercare to students. @ease, along with Diversion, prefers to visit schools in order to share explanations, experiences and answer questions regarding mental health. If you are interested, click here for more information and /or to register for the project.