Incredible Years for the Promotion of Mental Health
Grants PT06 – 51SM04)
“Incredible Years for the Promotion of
Mental Health”, currently under way at the Faculty of Psychology and
Education, University of Coimbra, is funded by the Programme for Public Health
Initiatives (EEA Grants - PT06), which aims to help reduce economic and social inequalities in certain priority
health areas and establish bilateral relations between donor and beneficiary countries.
The project is inserted into a specific line of funding designed to mental
health services and develop programmes for the promotion of child and
adolescent mental health in schools.
Through the EEA Grants and Norway
Grants, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway contribute to reducing social and
economic disparities and to strengthening bilateral relations with the
beneficiary countries in Europe. The three countries cooperate closely with the
EU through the Agreement on the European Economic Area Grants (EEA). For the period
2009-14, the EEA Grants and Norway Grants amount to €1.79 billion. Norway
contributes around 97% of the total funding. Grants are available for NGOs,
research and academic institutions, and public and private sectors in the 12
newest EU member states, Greece, Portugal and Spain. This is broad cooperation
with donor state entities, and activities may be implemented until 2016. Key areas of support are
environmental protection and climate change, research and scholarship, civil
society, health and children, gender equality, justice and cultural heritage.