RP2 Public Mental Health – Running Grants and Projects


RSJ Foundation

Psychosocial Education for Children in Elementary Schools (NP-038-2019)
Investigator.: PhDr. Petr Winkler
Principle investigator: NIMH 
Duration: 1.1.2019–31.8.2020
Total budget NIMH: 2 535 228 CZK
Abstract: The aim of this project is to introduce a program of social-emotional learning and mental health literacy to elementary schools in Czechia. The main activities will include a development and piloting of the program, revisions of the program based on the feedback from the piloting phase, and development of a teachers’ training. Consultations will be held with Czech as well as international experts who have experiences with programs of a similar kind, and meetings will be organized with key stakeholders partaking in educational system in order to assure a sustainability of the program in the context of elementary education in Czechia. The project will have two main tangible results, a curriculum of social-emotional learning and mental health literacy and a teachers’ training program.



OP Employment

Methodics for Evidence Based Develoment of Psychiatric Servises (CZ.03.3.X/0.0/0.0/15_124/0006067)
Investigator: PhDr. Petr Winkler
Principle investigator: NIMH
Duration: 1.1.2017–31.12.2020
Total budget NIMH: 18 720 091 CZK

Destigmatization of People with Mental Disease (CZ.03.2.63/0.0/0.0/15_039/0007276)
Investigator: PhDr. Petr Winkler
Principle investigator: NIMH
Duration: 1.9.2017–31.8.2022
Total budget NIMH: 94 956 515 CZK
Abstract: The project improves the quality of life of people with mental illness through a range of destigmatization measures. It builds on the best foreign and domestic experience, careful situational analysis, cooperation with the world leading experts, a wide participation of people with mental illness and their loved ones and an expert platform bringing together representatives of psychiatric care in the Czech Republic. The project includes continuous evaluation of the effectiveness of the measures.

Early Intervention for Serious Mental Illness (VIZDOM) (CZ.03.2.63/0.0/0.0/15_039/0009304)
Investigator: PhDr. Petr Winkler
Principle investigator: NIMH
Duration: 1.4.2018–31.3.2022
Total budget NIMH: 37 319 716 CZK
Abstract: The project presented in the framework of the reform of mental health care will increase the availability and efficiency of health and social services and support the transfer of the centre of psychiatric care to the community. It is aimed at supporting prevention and early intervention in severe mental illnesses (SMI). It focuses on preventing the development of mental illnesses, reducing the number and length of hospitalizations for the first episodes of SMI, and on preventing the loss of employment in people at risk of SMI. The proposed measures will be implemented and evaluated within the framework of the project.



Risk of Psychiatric Hospitalization in People with Juvenile Rheumatologic Illness: Register Data Based Study (323B_2020)
Investigator: Mgr. Karolína Mladá
Duration: 18.2.2020–17.3.2020
Amount of support IFC: 68 000 CZK



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