Project Description

SEM will lead the development of the de-stigmatisation component of the MINDUP intervention and will participate as implementation countries in the pilot and cluster randomised controlled trial.

Dr György Purebl is head of the Outpatient Clinic of the Institute of Behavioural Sciences at SEM. He has developed several self-management programmes for adults and adolescents. His specialist area is research and treatment of depression.

Dr Mónika Ditta Tóth is a psychologist and senior professional expert at the National Institute of Public Health in Hungary, responsible for the methodology of the Mental Health Centres in Hungary. She was involved in the Joint Action on Mental Health and Wellbeing and PREDI-NU, and is currently responsible for the adaptation of the iFightdepression.com tool.

Mr András Székely is Head of Policy Analysis at the Kopp Maria Institute for Demography and Families, and is responsible for research in the field of mental health activities. He is an economist who has been active in a number of EU programmes (EAAD, OSPI, PREDI-NU, and Pro-Youth) and also the Hungarian projects of the Institute of Behavioural Sciences. He has been involved in data collection and also developing the training materials of the programmes and in training of stress management and suicide prevention.