Andreas Tsounis is a psychologist. He is employed at the Centers for the Prevention of Addictions and Promoting Psychosocial Health of Municipality of Thessaloniki, in Greece from 2007. His main activities and responsibilities are: designing and implementing of alcohol and drug prevention programs in primary and secondary education schools, designing and implementing of mental health promotion interventions and individual and parentsí group counseling. He was also employed at the Greek Organization Against Drugs (O.KA.NA.) as a police officers' educator in the fields of new psychoactive substances, burn-out among policing personnel and community oriented policing and harm reduction, from 2014 to 2015. He has a MSc in ''Clinical and Social Psychology of Addictions and Promoting Psychosocial Health'' (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and a MSc in ''Health Care Management'' (Hellenic Open University). He has also attended a two year advanced postgraduate educational program in ''Management and Social Planning in Drug Addiction Administration'' in Greek National School of Public Health. From 2016 he is a PhD candidate in the Department of Psychology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has participated in a number of research projects. Indicatively, he participated: in the ''Nationwide School Population Survey on Alcohol & Other Drugs (ESPAD)'' in 2003, 2012 and 2015, in the ''Nationwide Adults and Adolescents Population Survey concerning the Gambling Addiction'' in 2014 and in the project: ''Job Insecurity in Higher Education: A Longitudinal, Cross-Cultural Study'' which took place in 10 Countries simultaneously in 2018. From 2017 is employed as a part time Research Associate at the Department of Nursing of Cyprus University of Technology. He is an author of over of 40 book chapters, and articles in the fields of health, social and organizational psychology, addictions prevention and treatment and health care management.
Health psychology; Organizational psychology; Occupational health; Social psychology; Addictions prevention; Addictions treatment; Health policy.