Supporting people with mental health issues as they return from hospitalisation back into the community 22.08.2022

Supporting people with mental health issues as they return from hospitalisation back into the community

In July, a meeting was held in Prague with partners from the Estonian Recovery College and the Croatian association Susret. As part of the Erasmus+ funded project Education and empowerment for transition to community, we are jointly developing a training aimed at supporting people with mental health issues to return to the community from hospitalisation.
In addition to working together to develop the training, which will be piloted in the coming months in collaboration with a specific psychiatric hospital in all three countries, we also visited with our foreign colleagues the Peer Club at Bohnice Psychiatric Hospital and learned about community services of organisation Bona.
Looking back at the seminar 08.02.2020

Looking back at the seminar "Involvement of peer support workers to care in psychiatric acute wards"

In November 2019, we invited Norwegian mental health experts to attend a seminar on the topic of involving peer consultants in acute inpatient psychiatric care settings. What was the seminar like and what are the challenges and added value for involving peer support workers in acute care in the Czech Republic?

Annual report 2016

We prepare Annual report 2016 in Czech and English.

Annual report 2015

We dare to point out that our Annual report 2015 was published.

Short article in international network Project 52

We released short article about one of our innovations. agreed to publish some of our experiences with involvement of peer specialists into internet consultancy service in framework of  PROJECT 52 which aims to capture and collate ideas and innovations at the frontline and learn from each others successes and struggles.

Centre to help in Moldova

In partnership with the NGOs People in Need, Centre for Transformation Support and Keystone Human Services Moldova, the Centre for Mental Health Care Development has won a public tender issued by the Czech Development Agency to support transformation in Moldova. 

Opening WRAP® course for peer counsellors at

On 27th and 28th August the opening training course in formulating WRAP® (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) was held for the peer counsellors involved in the project called ‘Creation of online multidisciplinary counselling centre and destigmatization web platform’. 

Centre presenting in the Third European Congress on Assertive Outreach

The representatives of the Centre for the Mental Health Care development took part in the rich programme of the Third European Congress on Assertive Outreach in Oslo from 24th to 26th June.

Centre presenting in CARe Europe conference in Prague

On 17th and 18th May 2015 Prague hosted the Third CARe Europe conference ( CARe is a European network promoting recovery and social integration. It associates mental health care organizations in 17 countries of Europe. 

Article on peer involvement in the Czech Republic in the latest WARP Bulletin

An article on peer programmes in the Czech Republic by Pavel Říčan, Zuzana Foitová and Jan Stuchlík has been published in the latest issue of the WAPR (World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation) Bulletin (p. 25f).