We shared good practice

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In cooperation with Public Health Bureaus of Birzai and Anyksciai District Municipalities, the project “Healthier and Safer Youth Life” is being implemented, project no. LT03-1-SAM-K01-011. The project aims to reduce and prevent youth health inequalities in three municipalities. On June 27, 2022, a meeting  of specialists of Birzai District Municipality Public Health Bureau and Kedainiai District Municipality Public Health Bureau was organized in order to improve dissemination of information and sharing of good practice about the ongoing project. During the meeting, coordinators of the project presented the ongoing activities with youth, shared information about the completed stationary camps and discussed successful experiences. During the implementation of the project, eight algorithms for the provision of youth favourable health care services are being implemented in municipalities: Prevention of sexually transmitted infections and…
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INTRODUCTION OF YOUTH FRIENDLY HEALTH CARE SERVICE PROVISION MODEL IN KEDAINIAI. PROJECT PUBLICITY EVENT

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Every year, at the initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO), on June 26, International Day against Drug Smuggling and Drug Addiction Prevention is celebrated around the world. On June 27, 2022, in order to commemorate this day, Kedainiai District Municipality Public Health Bureau initiated a round table discussion whcih took place at Kedainiai Adult and Youth Education Center (address: S. Dariaus and S. Gireno str. 52, Kedainiai). The event was attended by Paulius Aukstikalnis, Deputy Mayor of Kedainiai District Municipality, Danguole Aviziuviene, Director of Kedainiai District Municipality Public Health Bureau, representatives of Kedainiai Educational Support Service, managers and staff of the Family Support Center, representatives of youth organizations, Public Institution Kedainiai PSPC, open youth center “LANG’as”, Volunteer Association “Spindulys”, Kedainiai District Police Commissariat of Kaunas County Chief Police Commissariat,…
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Review of the training for youth of the project “Healthier and Safer Youth Life”

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April-June, 2022, Birzai, Kedainiai, Anyksciai Adolescence is a time of great challenge when it comes to adapting to changes in oneself, family, and peer group. In the current education system students constantly face with a variety of challenges. According to the World Health Organization, one in five adolescents has cognitive, emotional and behavioral difficulties, and one in eight adolescents suffers from diagnosed mental disorders. The most effective way to take care of adolescents’ health is to run and develop prevention programs in schools where adolescents spend most of their time. The training was conducted by lecturer Evelina Vainoriene. The training covered overweight and obesity, its impact on health and quality of life, and the causes and threats. Birzai district municipality: On April 6, 2022, preventive training on suicide and self-harm…
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Educational event-camp in Anyksciai district

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On June 3-5, 2022, another educational event-camp took place in Anyksciai district. Youth aged 14-17 from Anyksciai, Birzai and Kedainiai district municipalities participated in the event. During the camp youth took part in various practical-theoretical activities. Young peolpe improved their knowledge on health enhancing and saving topics such as sexuality education, mental health promotion, suicide prevention, healthy eating, self-knowledge and team building. Theoretical knowledge was enhanced by practical activities and skills development in the form of games, drawing therapy, snacks preparation, team and individual tasks. The camp was implemented within the framework of the project “Healthier and Safer Youth Life”, no. LT03-1-SAM-K01-011. The project is funded by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism.
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Publicity events of the project “Healthier and Safer Youth Life”

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In May and April, 2022, the second publicity events of the project “Healthier and Safer Youth Life” took place in Anyksciai, Birzai and Kedainiai district municipalities. The aim of these events was to present the goals, objectives and intended impact of the project, to acquaint participants with 8 algorithms for solving youth health problems: Suicide and self-harm;Health disorders related to overweight and obesity;Sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies;Use of psychoactive substances;Alcohol consumption;Depression;Sexual violence;Eating disorder. The events were conducted by Gintare Razuleviciute and Monika Bardzilauskaite. The events were attended by 87 participants. The publicity attributes of the project were shared to all participants of the event.
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The second JPSPP training camp for youth

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On May 20-22, 2022, youth from Anyksciai, Birzai ir Kedainiai gathered in Anyksciai district homestead “Svajoniu dvaras” where a three-day youth camp was held. 30 young people participated in the camp. In the camp theoretical and practical activities were held to solve the most relevant youth problems, team activities, physical activity was encouraged, emotional health was strengthened and a healthy lifestyle was promoted. The youth tried Nordic walking, made healthy snacks, played basketball, watched preventive films, played mindfight game, went on a sensory confidence walk. Various activities were held to improve knowledge: ways to reduce stress and depression, stereotypes in our life, relationships, teamwork, self-confidence, empathy, achieving goals every day, and sustainability was also emphasized during the camp. First aid training took place during free time, and all camp's evenings…
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The 2nd youth camp of the project “Healthier and Safer Youth Life”!

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On May 20-22, 2022, a health camp was held in Anyksciai district. Youth of 14-15 years old from Anyksciai, Birzai and Kedainiai district municipalities participated in the camp. The camp took place in Anyksciai district, in the homestead “Svajoniu dvaras”. The youth actively took part in activities on various topics for 3 days – prevention of psychoactive substance use, physical activity promotion activities, health movies review, health-promoting diet activities, active games, prevention of stress and depression. The camp is being implemented under the project “Healthier and Safer Youth Life”, no. LT03-1-SAM-K01-011 (the project is funded by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism). We share moments from the camp!
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Seminars for JPSPP coordinators and cooperating institutions

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From April, 2022, training for JPSPP coordinators and sprecialists of cooperating institutions has started. 5 groups have already participated in this traning, there were 12 people in each group. Each group listened to the 16 hour program on the topics listed below: 1.     Most relevant health problems of youth; 2.     Case management and interagency cooperation; 3.     Contact technique, active listening and communication with youth, motivation for change; 4.     Prevention and strengthening of mental health. The training is conducted by Arturas Einikis, Vitalija Mockiene, Karolina Puzinaite, Evelina Vainoriene. It is planned that at least 108 specialists working with youth from Anyksciai, Kedainiai and Birzai municipalities will take part in the training during the whole project period. 
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Project “Healthier and Safer Youth Life”

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Overview of youth training 2021 October-December training on prevention topics for youth were intensively held at Birzai, Kedainiai and Anyksciai District schools. Birzai District Municipality At Birzai District schools: At Vabalninkas Balys Sruoga Gymnasium and Birzai Atzalynas Basic School on October 18, October 22 and October 26, 2021, lecturer Tatjana Sciurina provided distance training on the prevention of psychoactive substance use, on October 20 and October 25, 2021 – on alcohol prevention. 86 students listened to this topic. At Birzai Saules Gymnasium and Birzai School of Technology and Business, lecturers Karolina Puzinaite and Algimantas Andrijauskas conducted preventive training on the topic of sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies. The training took place both remotely and by contact. 6 groups of 105 students were formed to listen to this topic. The…
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