Publication Type: Project / initiative
Country: Bulgaria
Skills addressed

(EN) The Mental Health+ support students with mental health issues

The Mental Health+ is an Erasmus+ project that aims to develop governance and benchmarking tools for VET organizations so they can include and support students with mental health issues.

The consortium is lead by Aspire-international from the United Kingdom and includes Business Foundation for Education from Bulgaria, CESIE from Italy, Learnmera Oy from Finland, Hugarafl from Iceland and FundaciĆ³n Intras from Spain.

The partnership has developed:
- Charter listing the standards for MH+ organizations
- MH inclusion report into MH inclusion
- Ebook of best practices
- Benchmarking tool that allows organizations to assess their inclusivity regarding MH issues
- MH+ leader skills profile.

These products aim to help VET organizations (and other educational organizations) foster a tolerant, inclusive and accepting environment in which student and staff mental health is recognized and supported. It includes a series of approaches, policies, and procedures that a mental health positive VET organization can adhere to, to demonstrate that it is committed to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of all of its staff and students.

The products are freely available on the project website -

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