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Mountains For Mind

Project Leaders:

Sheenam Jain & Rashi Maithul

Project contributors:

Kainaat, Sara Chergaoui

Project start & end: 

04/2023 - ongoing


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Project Summary:

"Mountains for the Mind" is a Key Action -1 project in partnership with Creativi 108 aimed at addressing the pressing issue of poor mental health and wellbeing among young people in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. The project focuses on providing outdoor education tools to Youth Workers and raising awareness of the importance of a green lifestyle in contact with nature. Through the project, Youth Workers will learn and adapt new non-formal activities that can be used with young people at risk of marginalization and mental distress.

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Mountains for Minds


The Mountains for Minds project is an exciting opportunity for youth workers from Belgium to contribute to the European Youth Goal of Mental Health. Taking place in the picturesque location of Lavarone, Italy from 10th - 18th June 2023 (travel days included). This project combines the power of nature with high-quality training methodologies and outdoor activities to support the learning, well-being, and positive mental health of young people.

Project Aims and Objectives


  • Provide outdoor education tools for mental health to Youth Workers

  • Generate awareness of the importance of a green lifestyle, contact and respect for nature

  • Generate active participation in local young people.

  • Provide opportunities for inclusion for young people at risk of marginalization suffering from mental distress.

  • Foster a supportive and inclusive environment for youth workers to share experiences, learn from each other, and develop new skills.

  • Promote intercultural exchange and cooperation among youth workers from different countries.

  • Contribute to the European Youth Goal of Mental Health by empowering youth workers to support the mental health and well-being of young people in their communities.


Participating countries: Slovakia, Latvia, Estonia, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Bulgaria, and Romania.


Eligibility: Youth workers residing in Belgium aged 18 - 30.

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