Effectiveness of the addiction services system in the Czech Republic in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic (TL04000382)

Basic informations

Investigator: Mgr. Barbora Orlíková, Ph.D.
Main recipient: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Co-recipient: CETA - Center for Economic and Market Analysis, z.ú.; Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem
Research period: 1/10/2020 - 30/10/2022
Total budget: 3,706,069 CZK
NIMH budget: 1,371,207 CZK
Supported by: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TAČR)




The Covid-19 pandemic and related restrictive measures from 2020 have changed the functioning of (not only) Czech society to date. The pandemic impacted the use of addictive substances in the population and the functioning of addiction services. The aim of the project is to map the impact of restrictive measures on people who use addictive substances, as well as track changes in the use of addictive substances in society, and evaluate addiction services.

The output of the project is A map of the network of addiction services in the Czech Republic.