Estonian-Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute

Estonian-Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute

SUPREME, EC public health project

1 January, 2010

Suicide Prevention by Internet and Media Based Mental Health Promotion

Coordinator: NASP, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm (Sweden)
Supervisor: Prof Dr Danuta Wasserman
National coordinator: Prof Dr Airi Värnik
Project manager: Airi Mitendorf (since 2011), Lauraliisa Mark (2010-2011)
Duration: 2010-2013
Funded by: Executive Agency for Health and Consumers, EU Health Programme 2008-2013 (Grant Agreement No 20091219), Ministry of Social Affairs
Description: General objective of the SUPREME project is to organize a partnership of expert organizations for the development of an internet and media based, multi-language, culturally adapted, mental health promotion and suicide prevention interventions. The intervention will comprise a highly interactive website and a media campaign targeted at adolescents and young adults in the age group 14-24. On the basis of the results guidelines will be issued for best practices in the field of internet and media usage for mental health promotion interventions.

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