Integrated system for long distance psychiatric assistance and non-conventional distributed health services (ISLANDS)



TypeHSR Project
WebsiteVisit website
SummaryISLANDS aims to dive lop services to provide modular, non-conventional, remote psychiatric and psychotherapeutic assistance for remote areas. The services will include diagnostic, counselling and therapeutic services for patients (suffering from post-traumatic stress disorders, agoraphobia or other phobias, depression or problems of alcohol abuse and concurrent violence in families), their families and local medical doctors. These services will be remotely offered, through these of innovative computerized tools (i.e. assessment and training tools, relevant cases database, service application expert tool) and a modular, reliable, secure and cost-efficient communication and service delivery platform. By these means the quality of life of the users, the quality of mental health care and the economic strength of the region will improve, while inequalities in health care services among European regions will be smoothened
CountriesFrance, Greece, Spain
SectorsPrimary, Hospital
TopicsAccess / waiting times
Last update date09-20-2011 11:25


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