University Hospital of Patra, Child Psychiatry Unit

Program support
The grant is part of the Mental Health Promotion Program for Children, Adolescents and Young Adults.

To support the implementation of a Program for the creation of an Integrated Intervention Network in Achaia and Southwestern Greece, with Primary and Secondary Prevention Interventions, in collaboration wit the Community Psychiatry Center of Southwestern Greece. The creation of the network will promote mental health for children and adolescents, providing psychosocial support, counseling and treatment services.

The Child Psychiatry Unit operating within the University of Patra Psychiatric Clinic treats patients from Western Greece, the Peloponnese and the Ionian Islands. The Unit provides the option of treatment at the Regular Outpatients’ Clinic, or admission of adolescents on an in-patent basis, and also runs an Emergency Department. In addition, the Unit operates as a Mental Health Center for children.