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Integra - Association for Mental Health, Michalovce, SKIntegra has rich experiences in mental health care, antistigma work and mental health promotion in Michalovce and other regions of Slovakia.
During the last 14 years Integra has contributed strongly to the reintegration of people with mental health problems into society and to the shift from hospital to community mental health care. A network of community mental health services has been created in the model standard region of Michalovce.
Mission StatementOur vision is to provide a system of mental health care that promotes mental health, prevents mental illness, frees people with mental disorders from social exclusion and paternalism, enables their integration into the community and prevents hospitalization whenever possible.
Integra's services include 4 community services for the people with severe mental health problems: psychosocial rehabilitation centre, sheltered living, sheltered work, case management and outpatient care.
- Pětr Nawka, MD, Psychiatrist, Chair Since November 1994 Chair of the Association of Mental Health Integra
- Janka Hurová, Project manager, Vice-Chair The whole managing of projects (their creating, economy, marketing and evaluating); Managing of professional meetings, trainings, workshops and conferencies on local, national and international level; MATRA project coordinator ("Transformation to an integrated system of mental health care") and initiator of the patient advocacy in Psychiatric hospital in Michalovce, currently working in the school project called "Crazy? So what!" focusing on promotion and prevention in cooperation with Germany and The Czech Republic.
Since October 2000 Chair of the Slovak Antistigma-programme of World Psychiatric Association "Schizophrenia - Open the Doors"
Since 2004 Member of the Board of Mental Health Europe
Since October 2006 Committee of experts on developing a Council of Europe mental health reference tool (SP-MNH); Council of Europe
ContactIntegra, o. z. - Association for Mental Health
Pri mlyne 1430, P. O. Box 11
Phone: +421 56 6421714
Fax: +421 56 6421714