Inclusion and diversity in social work. necessary directions for the development of social networks for elderly people with mental health problems. ARPA project.
- Public Health Research
Aging has important consequences on mental health. In fact, the prevalence of certain mental disorders tends to increase with age: depression, but also dementia, especially Alzheimer's disease, significantly affects people over the age of 65 and is a major public health problem. In the ERASMUS + KA project, Mental Health Professional Networks and Strategic Partnership for Elderly People (ARPA Ageing) Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad is a partner alongside: Center of Psychological and Pedagogical Support in Belgium, Panepistimio Kritis University of Crete, EPSM Lille Metropole and the University of Luxembourg. The project is a follow-up to the project Employment in Europe-Public Health and Mental Health: Urgent Training, Social Integration and Employability Needs (SPSM) project, which had as main objective to improve the practice of professionals and to help the social and occupational integration into the labor market of people suffering from mental disorders.