How we talk about mental health mattters! On Friday November 25th 2022, the Dutch Foundation of Innovation Welfare to Work organizes an Empower.Ment Focus Group day in Leiden. The focus group will among others discuss the guide and the glossary of the project.Continue Reading →
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The EMPOWER.Ment project has hits first transnational project meeting in The Netherlands. On Monday and Tuesday November 29-30th 2021 the partnership wil meet in Area071, at Leiderdorp. The project introduces and ensures empowerment and inclusive support for people with severe mental health disease (SMHD), through preparation (training), mindset (toolkit) and supervision (guide) for volunteers, family/friends, professionals and students. The Empower.Ment project is co-funded by Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Union.Continue Reading →
People with disabilities, people with severe mental health diseases, experience the greater level of social exclusion, due to various reasons, with lack of knowledge, ignorance and stigma being the predominant ones among them. In other words, it is not the condition per se of the people with severe mental health disease that obliges them to not participate in social activities, work, live like all, but the beliefs that surround their condition and them in general.