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Heads UP

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Heads UP – Mental health of adolescents in school

Coordinator at UPJŠ:

Mgr. Alena Buková PhD. (UTVŠ)

Project Coordinator:

Project partners:

Warsaw University

Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice

Palacký University Olomouc


01.09.2022 – 31.08.2024

Aim / Annotation:

The project aim is to conduct a survey of the needs of public school teachers in the field of work with a student with depression. The study will serve as the basis for the creation of a teacher’s guide, as well as an educational comic book for young people and a social campaign.

With regards to the evident potential of physical activity in prevention of mental health problems, we plan to pay a special attention on benefits of physical activity on mental health in young people.

  1. Research report addressed to educational institutions (before research on the needs of public school teachers in working with students with depression)
  2. A guide in the form of a series of infographics for public school teachers. With a guide of how to work with students in the case of depression or after a suicide attempt;
  3. Guide for young people in the form of comic book;
  4. A social campaign addressed to young people, encouraging them to take care of their mental health and familiarizing them with psychological and psychiatric help.

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