Head of the Research Program
The Public Mental Health Research Program is focused on a wide range of topics; psychiatric epidemiology, mental health policy, care services research, mental health economics, stigma and discrimination, suicide prevention, and the issue of addictive behavior. The projects of the department of Public Mental Health are research and implementation-oriented. They focus on the implementation of mental health care reform and the development of the mental health care system in the Czech Republic and abroad. The department of Public Mental Health works closely with the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Public Mental Health Research and Service Development.