Proposals for a future Nordic research project

Nordic Cooperation on Young People's Mental Health


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According to several surveys, the Nordic nations are among the happiest countries in the world . However, this does not mean that all people in the Nordic region experience a high degree of well-being. There has been a worrying increase in the number of young people who express mental distress across the Nordic countries in recent years. A Nordic Network has been tasked with covering relevant knowledge about the causes of the increase in mental distress among youth in the Nordic region, including knowledge about risk and protective factors for mental distress.As a conclusion to Mental Distress Among Nordic Youth Project, the Nordic Network is tasked with proposing a future joint Nordic research project that builds on the knowledge generated in connection with the Network's work on risk and protective factors for mental distress and effective cross-sectoral efforts. 
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