Mental empowerment programme for children and young adults adolescents in remote North Aegean islands

The objective of the programme for the mental empowerment of children and young adults, developed by the Child and Adolescent’s Center, is to cultivate skills that contribute to the strengthening of mental resilience. With this objective in mind, experiential workshops will be held in the following islands of the North Aegean: Chios, Samos, Lesvos, Limnos, Oinousses, Psara, Ikaria, Fournoi, Thymaina and Agios Efstratios.

The workshops for children and young adults will be implemented in two cycles and will connect current issues with the strengthening of the skills that build the concept of mental resilience.

The initiative includes additional actions for parents, as well as awareness-raising meetings with local community actors.

Child and Adolescent's Center

The Child and Adolescent’s Center (KPE) is a Non-Profit Civil Law Company founded in March 1996 and based in Chios. Its purpose is to develop and provide mental health services in the spirit of social and community psychiatry, including prevention, early diagnosis, therapeutic treatment, research study, design and implementation of public health programmes and community-level treatment and awareness activity.