Countries with Local Action Groups
The Austria programme was one of the first pilot programmes and the first
- A television spot in 15- and 30-second versions was
created and shown on Austrian television and in movie theatres. The
television spots were nominated for the Upper Austrian Advertising Award
in 2000 and won a bronze award in the Austrian Commercial Competition.
14% of viewer remembered the TV spot 4 months after it was broadcast.
- More than 75,000 printed materials - folders, booklets, and newsletters
- have been distributed.
- More than 200 regional activities, including pesentations and educational
programmes in schools, have taken place since the WPA-Anti-Stigma-Programme
started in Austria.
- A weekly page covering several mental health issues (prepared by the
Austrian Society for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy) is featured in Austria's
biggest newspaper, Kronenzeitung, which is widely read.
Dr. Werner Schöny
Fax: 0043-732-65 13 21