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The "Trapez" project gets the NRW Health Award 2019. t

Soest County (kso.2019.06.19.251.jw / jdw). The Soest County Social Psychiatric Service "Trapeze" received the North Rhine-Westphalia Health Care Prize on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. In Düsseldorf, the Minister of Health NRW Karl-Josef Laumann presented a € 5,000 reward for the most innovative concepts for the prevention of the health of five projects from Bonn, Dortmund, Olpe district, Rhein-Sieg district and Soest district.

"Five winning projects show how smart ideas can improve prevention," said Minister Laumann at the awards ceremony. "It is important for responsible people to work together to develop common prevention concepts, and we need a new thinking that health care is no longer just a repair job."

Maria Schulte-Kellinghaus, deputy for youth, school and healthcare in Soest, was very happy for the award. "The" Trapezium "project supports children of mentally and dependent parents, children are taken to small groups, can talk to each other and talk about their stressful situation. that the children of mentally or dependent parents are particularly at risk of becoming mentally ill, "said Schulte-Kellinghaus. As part of the project, with donkey or animal treating, animal cooking, and several recreational activities, such as mini golf, are on offer.

"The Office for Social Welfare in the District of Youth, the Regional Office for Health, the Social Welfare Office in Soest, and the children's specialist ambulance Bad Sassendorf work together for the benefit of children," adds Oliver Wienhues, Head of the Social Psychiatric Service of Soest. The offer is free for families.