Representants: Pia Birgitte Jessen, Arne Idar Johansen
DESCRIPTION OF PARTNER
Vesterålen district psykiatric centre (VDPS) is taking care of specialized psychiatric health services in Vesterålen with approximately 30.000 inhabitants. It is situated at a local hospital with somatic departments. VDPS has an outpatient clinic, day care treatment as well as inpatient beds.
Vesterålen is a rural district in the northern part of Norway. The psychiatric hostital in Nordlandssykehuset is situated in Bodø, at a distance of half an hour by flight or 7 hours by car.