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Improved community

​RETHINK improved social inclusion of young people

RETHINK improved social inclusion of young adults aged between 18-30, who had a history of mental illness. The project goals were realised through a holistic and innovative training and support programme which was developed by project partners from the Linköping and Zemgale regions.
The basis for the inclusion programme was created by training the mentors for the target group to support them during the RETHINK programme. In Sweden mentors were volunteers, whereas in Latvia they were professionals from the field of social and health care.
The content of the training and support programme was designed to enable tailormade solutions and paths based on individual needs of the participant. For example, participants were provided with activities which improved their daily routines, pathways to work and communication skills to help them navigate back to the society.
Altogether, around 20 mentors were trained and 40 young people from the target group participated in the RETHINK programme.

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At a glance
  • Holistic and innovative approach to support young adults with history of mental illness
  • Tailormade solutions for real life
  • 20 mentors and 40 participants