Funding: 400.000k

Budget: 31.320k

Duration: 07/2022-06/2025


To support EU strategies in sport, physical activity, social inclusion, and equal opportunities by enhancing the capacity of health professionals. Specifically, it focuses on training health professionals to utilize positive sports experiences to facilitate behavioral changes in individuals recovering from SUD.


The project aims at reaching five results:

  1. Development of a sport-based protocol tailored for individuals undergoing Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment
  2. Creation of a blended training designed to empower health professionals in the addiction field to implement and evaluate behavioral change interventions using sports.
  3. Introducing blended-learning module for sport science students to implement SUD treatment interventions.
  4. Targeting SUD treatment individuals, addiction professionals, sport science students, treatment organizations, and faculties.
  5. Anticipated impact: Improved physical and mental health via affordable sport activities, fostering behavioral change in SUD treatment.

Project Number: 101049549


KETHEA (Greece) – Coordinator

University of Cyprus (Cyprus)

Coolmine Therapeutic Community (Ireland)

University of Thessaly (Greece)


Centro di Solidarietà di Reggio Emilia Onlus (Italy)

A-LARM Bruker (Norway)

Universita Degli Studi Di Modena e Reggio Emilia (Italy)

Syllogos Filon Tou Enallaktikou Programmatos Therapeias ARGO Tou Psychiatrikou Nosokomeiou Thessalonikis (Greece)



Target Groups

Individuals under SUDs treatment, Addiction Professionals/counselors/trainers/experts, Sport Science Students, Drug addiction treatment organizations, Sport Science Faculties

Education Level

Adult education


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