Erasmus+Sport project: Dual Careers for Mental Health (DC4MH)

DC4MH aims to optimize mental health services within European Dual Career (DC) ‘elite sport and education’ organizations.

Objectives of the project:

Four working packages of the project aim to develop, implement, and evaluate evidence-based mental health promotion recommendations and tools, centered around:

(a) Mental health structures in DC organizations,

(b) Mental health monitoring,

(c) Mental health literacy,

(d) Preventive psychological resilience-building strategies.

The recommendations and tools developed and implemented within this project will allow DC organizations to optimize their support services and facilitate a healthy combination of high-level sports and education.

About the project

Project period:

  • 2021–2022


  • Erasmus
  • European Commission


A consortium of 28 experts on mental health and dual career representing 10 organizations from 6 EU Member States (Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden).

From Sweden: Halmstad University and the Swedish Sports Confederation.

Coordinator: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

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