Monthly Archives: June 2016

Online consultation with young people: What influences your health?


We are working with the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study to incorporate the voice of young people in their next HBSC survey that will take place in 2017/18. If you are a young person between the ages of 11 and 17, please complete the short online survey below to let us know about the areas of health that you think HBSC should research. Your answers are really important and we are very grateful to you for taking the time to […]

Adolescent Mental Wellbeing Seminar – Status of the Nordic Region


The seminar takes place on Tuesday, 14 June at 13:30 at Konferens Spårvagnshallarna in Stockholm, Sweden. Speakers include Jo Inchley, HBSC International Coordinator and representatives from the HBSC teams in Denmark (Pernille Due), Finland (Raili Välimaa), Norway (Torbjørn Torsheim), and Sweden (Curth Hagquist). Discussions will be led by Sven Bremberg, Public Health Agency of Sweden. Further news will be published after the event. Programme 13:30 Welcome remarks (Petra Löfstedt) 13:35 Mental Health Policy in Sweden (Kerstin Evelius) 13:45 International findings of the […]

Seminar on adolescent mental wellbeing in the European Nordic Region


We have been working with colleagues from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study in Sweden based at the Public Health Agency of Sweden on the development of a seminar entitled ‘Adolescent Mental Wellbeing: Status of the Nordic Region.’ This event marks the culmination of a series of seminars to understand recent trends in declining mental health amongst Swedish youth (see Related materials below). The seminar took place on Tuesday, 14 June at 13:30 at Konferens Spårvagnshallarna in Stockholm, Sweden. […]