Task-force for effective communication and mental health care (TEKPOD) in order to mitigate the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic on the mental health of the population of the Czech Republic (203980065)

Basic informations

Investigastor: PhDr. Petr Winkler, Ph.D.
Main recipient: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Research period: 1/1/2021 - 30/6/2022
Total budget: 4,200,000 CZK
Supported by: Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic


This project is aimed at spreading an awareness campaign in the fields of mental health care and well-being using a website, associated social channels, and PR activities. It is the mediation of scientifically proven information in a form accessible to the general public in hopes to strengthen psychological resilience and the doctrine of mental health care and well-being. The website was developed by experts from the National Institute of Mental Health with the professional contribution and guarantee of the Ministry of Health, the psychological departments of the Ministry of the Interior, the Army of the Czech Republic, the Police of the Czech Republic and the Fire Rescue Service, as well as the patient organization Nevypusť duši and other experts.