PrimeDep is a primary care (PC) capacity‐building action aiming at enhancing primary care professionals’ (PCP) attitudes, knowledge and skills towards treatment of depression and suicide prevention.
A clear functional governance model with clear roles is needed in order to design, involve and execute the whole project phases, and so, a very prepared and involved multidisciplinary team.
Lars Mehlum (MD, PhD) is the international consultant for the project. He is the founding director of the National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway. Mehlum is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist and has established several training programmes and national therapist training programmes in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Complicated Grief Treatment.