Support materials for coping with grief in times of COVID-19 in Spain

  Javier Barbero Gutiérrez, Angélica Bonilla Escobar, Pilar Campos Esteban, Jara Cubillo Llanes, Ana Gil Luciano, Tomás Hernández Fernández, Ana Koerting de Castro, Elena Ruiz Peralta, María Terol Claramonte and Javier Segura del Pozo

Dealing with grief during the COVID-19 pandemic requires special support. During these difficult times, the work carried out by the Spanish Ministry of Health aims to provide that support. Written …

Local mental health support in Slovenia during COVID-19: setting up primary health care helplines

  Matej Vinko, MD, Saška Roškar, Assist. Prof., PhD, Tatjana Novak Šubara, PhD and Alenka Tančič Grum, MA

In Slovenia, health promotion centers – embedded within all primary care centers – are the main providers of preventive and health-promotion services, including mental health services. Soon after the pandemic …

How to deliver interpersonal relationship counseling and addiction prevention to parents and children during a pandemic

  Municipality of Riga

Riga City Council started providing remote psycho-emotional support to families and teachers for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic, to try to mitigate some of the effects of additional …

Editorial: Support children and families now to protect the health of adults tomorrow

  Caroline Costongs

For every step down the socio-economic ladder, children and young people experience a higher level of physical and mental health problems that will affect their future health and life opportunities. …

Two approaches to promoting healthy diets amongst children in Austria

  Mag. Melanie Bruckmüller and Mag. Rita Kichler

Overweight and obesity is increasingly a problem for children across Europe, and Austria is no exception. There, two initiatives have been put in place to try to curb the trend. …

A system wide approach to improving outcomes in First 1000 Days

  Angela Jones

In a Welsh community formerly driven by heavy industry, the citizens of Cwm Taf continue to experience high levels of deprivation and poor health outcomes. This is a story repeated …

The Positive Parenting Intervention in Spain

  Alberto Martín- Pérez Rodriguez and Pilar Campos Esteban

The Spanish  Health Promotion and Prevention Strategy (HPPS) [1], launched in 2013, combines health promotion, ‘positive parenting’, and life-course approaches. Using elements from health, social, and education services, the strategy …