SANT: Hearing on 'Mental health of youth'

29-06-2023 - 14:13
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On the 29th of June SANT held a hearing on ‘Mental health of youth’. Mental health is one of the most important public health issues in the Union and one that in particular has an impact on youth. Protecting adolescents from adversity, promoting socio-emotional learning and psychological well-being, and ensuring access to mental health care are critical for their health and well-being during adolescence and adulthood.

Programme of the hearing

9.00 - 9:10 Opening remarks by the Chair of the Committee

9.10 - 9.40 Panel I

- Marie Rosenkvist Jørgensen, Headspace, Denmark

- Louise De Meulenaer, European Federation Psychology Students' Associations (EFPSA)

- Andrei Șelaru, YouTuber, musician, vlogger known as Selly

9.40 - 10.30 Discussion: Q&A session

10.30 - 10.50 Panel II

- Cassie Redlich, technical officer for mental health, Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organisation (WHO)

- Vinciane Quoidbach, EBC Public Health& Policy, Research Project Manager at the European Brain Council (EBC)

10.50 - 11.30 Discussion: Q&A session

11.30 - 11:35 Closing remarks by the Chair of the Committee