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Nov. 13, 2023
Child Mind Institute and SNF celebrate center to address global crisis in youth mental health at expert dialogue

As millions of young people across the world grapple with mental health challenges, the Child Mind Institute and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) have come together to inagurate the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Global Center for Child and Adolescent Mental Health at the Child Mind...

Nov. 9, 2023
YES Annual Report for 2022 - 2023

Listening to children's views on issues that concern them is a necessary but demanding process. For this reason, the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Initiative includes a specific programmatic component based on international practices and standards to engage young people. This is the...

Oct. 10, 2023
10 OCTOBER - WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

In line with this year's World Mental Health Day theme, "Mental health is a universal human right," the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Initiative (CAMHI) affirms the rights of children and adolescents to effective, evidence-based mental health care with the launch of pilot...

Sept. 12, 2023
Stress and ...Action! 4 short films about stress from YES teenagers

With guidance from filmmaker Anastasis Mavroyiannis as part of a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Initiative’s (CAMHI) Youth Engagement Scheme (YES) workshop, teenagers worked together to create four short films about stress, altogether totaling seven minutes.The idea of creating short films...

June 29, 2023
End of school year, time to take stock of YES

The two-day Youth Gathering on June 17 and 18, 2023, marked the conclusion of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Initiative’s (CAMHI) Youth Engagement Scheme (ΥΕS) for the 2022-2023 school year. YES aims to create a safe and structured space to listen, in a systematic way, to the voices of...

June 21, 2023
Report: Science-based psychosocial treatments are needed to help improve the mental health of children and adolescents in Greece

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Initiative releases a Synthesis Report of a landscape analysis conducted with a window into the mental health of children and youth in GreeceThe Child and Adolescent Mental Health Initiative (CAMHI), a partnership between the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)...

June 19, 2023
The CAMHI Initiative, at SNF NOSTOS 2023

With a discussion entitled "Listening to stakeholders to create sustainable change for children and adolescents: The CAMHI experience in Greece” we are proudly participating this year in the annual open event of the summer of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), SNF Nostos 2023 dedicated...

April 18, 2023
Participation of the Initiative in the "7th Conference of Education and Research of the Medical School of Democritus University of Thrace"

The 7th Conference of Education and Research of the Medical School of Democritus University of Thrace was successfully held from March 31 to April 2, 2023, in Alexandroupolis. The scientific program focused on Liaison Medicine, new technologies and the connection with the Community. It was a...

March 14, 2023
Participation of the Initiative in the "5th Panhellenic Conference of Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches in Children and Adolescents"

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Initiative was invited to present at the "5th Panhellenic Conference on Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches for Children and Adolescents" symposium, on Saturday, March 11th, in Athens, at the Sakis Karagiorgas II auditorium of Panteion University. The...

Feb. 10, 2023
HERAKLION CRETE-INVITATION FOR TEACHERS - Day of Dialogue with the TOPIC - "Don't tell me to relax!" We discuss anxiety and stress in adolescence.

The Mental Health Initiative for Children and Adolescents on Sunday 5.3.2023 is organizing a Day of Dialogue on anxiety and stress in adolescence, at the "Youth Center" area of ​​the Municipality of Heraklion (Korai street), between 12.00-17.00.At 17.00 p.m. will be followed by a relevant...