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“Increasing Social Inclusion of People with Mental Health Problems and Persons Close to Them through Support and Self-Help Groups – DUO Project ” (DUO Project)

Source of Financing: European Social Fund, Measure 1.3.1 “Increasing the Availability of Qualified Labour Force”
Project number: 1.3.0102.09-0041

Duration: 01.01.2009 – 30.06.2011
Total cost: 4,975,988 kroons

Applicant: Estonian Psychosocial Rehabilitation Association
Partner: Tallinn Mental Health Centre
Co-operation partners: Mielenterveyden Keskusliitto (Finland), Dutch STORM Rehabilitation Centre/ Rino Grupp (The Netherlands)

Target group: people with mental health problems  and persons close to them.

Objectives of the DUO project regarding people with mental health problems  and people close to them:

  • increasing social inclusion
  • reducing unemployment
  • restoration of the ability to and readiness for work
  • creation of support and self-help groups and rendering advisory services to them
  • assisting in finding and keeping permanent jobs.

Furthermore, through the activities of this project our intent is to improve the awareness of the general public of mental disorders.

The project “Increasing Social Inclusion of People with Mental Health Problems and Persons Close to Them through Support and Self-Help Groups” – DUO project No. 1.3.0102.09-0041 is supported by the European Social Fund (Measure 1.3.1).