The voice of patients in mental health

Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe

We are a patient-driven pan-European organisation, representing the interests of persons affected by mental illness and advocates for their rights. Our main objectives are: advocacy, information and education, anti-stigma and discrimination, patients’ rights, co-operation, partnerships and capacity building.

All organisations or persons, being personally or professionally involved in the field of Mental Health can become member of GAMIAN-Europe.

Latest News and Events

GAMIAN-Europe launches a Call to Action

Empowering people affected by mental ill health is beneficial to individuals and their carers. It is also crucial for developing more patient centered, efficient and cost-effective health systems. Call to Action available here Haga clic aquí para la versión en Español...

Call to Action: final version available now!

Following the meeting of the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Health, Well-being and Brain Disorders held on 16 May 2018, we are delighted to provide you with the final version of our Call to Action, adapted after discussion with stakeholders...

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🎗️On #WorldMentalHealthDay2018, GAMIAN-Europe shares the message of Young People and Mental Health in a changing world 💚 #adolescence #MentalHealthAwareness #MentalHealth #WorldMentalHealthDay GamianE photo
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Did you know that #Agitation episodes cause 3 out of every 10 psychiatric emergencies? Agitation is a frequent symptom in patients with #schizophrenia or #bipolardisorder which causes distress, anxiety and loss of control #MentalHealth #MentalHealthAwareness #WorldMentalHealthDay GamianE photo
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"Today's the day to enable those of us who have mental health problems to achieve a real quality of life - and so is tomorrow - and the next day - and the day after that - and ..............",
John Bowis, GAMIAN-Europe Board member #WorldMentalHealthDay2018
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Mental health promotion and prevention are key to helping adolescent thrive, says President of GAMIAN-Europe @HilkkaKrkkinen2 🎗️Happy #WorldMentalHealthDay2018! 💚 GamianE photo
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🎗️Tomorrow is #WorldMentalHealthDay2018! Time to prepare your green ribbons... 💚 @WMHDay #MentalHealth #PatientEmpowerment GamianE photo
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GAMIAN-Europe is currently at the @ECNPtweets Congress! Come and visit our booth for info on patient empowerment 💪 Location ➡️ Booth number 13 🚩 #ECNP2018 #MentalHealth GamianE photo

Yoram Cohen receives 2018 Health Award for Volunteerism in Israel

On 17 June 2018, former President and current Board Member of GAMIAN-Europe Yoram Cohen has received the 2018 Health Award for Volunteerism given by the Israeli Ministry of Health.  

President of GAMIAN-Europe Hilkka Kärkkäinen participates at the OECD mental health expert panel

GAMIAN-Europe is proud to announce that its President Hilkka Kärkkäinen has been part of an expert panel organised within the framework of the OECD Workshop on Mental Health Performance happening on 29 June 2018. The OECD has invited 4 eminent leaders in...

What we’re up to

Research Projects

GAMIAN-Europe is increasingly invited as a partner in EU funded research projects. Our role in these projects …

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Conventions & Seminars

The Convention and seminars of GAMIAN-Europe are 2 vital elements for the cohesion and representation of the …

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Interest Groups

GAMIAN-Europe has coordinated the Secretariat of the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Health, Wellbeing and Brain …

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