Manifesto: Young Adults, Mental health and Inclusion (YAMI)

Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2023/1 Language Italian
Pages 6 P. 87-92 File size 145 KB
DOI 10.3280/PU2023-001010
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A "manifesto" written by the 28 participants coming from five European countries (Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, and Spain) of the residential seminar Young Adults, Mental health and Inclusion (YAMI) held in Bergamo (Italy) from October 31 to November 5, 2022, funded by the European Community and organized by Shinui ( of Bergamo (president: Cécile Edelstein), is published. The ten points of this manifesto are the following: promotion of well-being and improvement of quality of life; prevention; early intervention; specific "youth centers" or "open houses"; provision of a wide range of therapeutic opportunities; treatment should be based on different modalities; there is no treatment without "love"; mental health professionals should themselves receive "care"; need of appropriate funding in order to guarantee continuity and variety of care; importance of empirical research.

Keywords: Mental health; Young adults; Community psychiatry; Prevention in psychiatry; European Community

, Manifesto: Young Adults, Mental health and Inclusion (YAMI) in "PSICOTERAPIA E SCIENZE UMANE" 1/2023, pp 87-92, DOI: 10.3280/PU2023-001010