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eMEN project selected as RegioStars finalist 2019!

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On July 9th the eMEN project was selected as one of the finalists for the RegioStars Awards, during an official ceremony at the headquarters (Berlaymont Building) of the European Commission. The award was handed over by the European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, to the project lead partner Arq Foundation and the Interreg NWE program. Arq Foundation was represented by Oyono Vlijter (project lead) and Interreg NWE was presented by the program director, Ruut Louwers. Finalists are selected if their project has a high level of excellence, innovation and transferable solutions. The eMEN project consortium is very proud of this achievement and congratulates all other stakeholders that have supported this project. Read More

Acceptance and benefits of internet-based interventions in inpatient settings – experiences of the German Moodbuster roadshow

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The interest in e-mental health is increasing, not least because of projects such as eMEN. With increased interest comes the possibility to explore new and previously neglected areas for application. Though internet-based interventions have acquired a solid evidence base in a variety of settings, especially when provided with some form of human support, little is known about their application in inpatient contexts. That is why researchers from the eMEN project have conducted a workshop on the acceptance and benefits of internet-based interventions in 10 mental health institutions all across Germany: Schleswig-Holstein, Berlin, Brandenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria. Read More