The voice of patients in mental health


Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe (GAMIAN-Europe)

Is a patient-driven pan-European organisation, representing and advocating the interests and rights of persons affected by mental ill health. Its main activities relate to advocacy, information, awareness-raising and education and partnership and capacity building. Overarching themes in our work relate to anti-stigma and discrimination and patients’ rights.

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

PRESS RELEASE – Turn promises into action: put mental health at the heart of EU policy-making

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and civil society demand action from the European Commission to develop a comprehensive and proactive EU Mental Health Strategy. Brussels, 19 February 2020 – The Coalition for Mental Health and Wellbeing and the...

Statement on the urgent need for an EU Mental Health Strategy

The MEP Alliance for Mental Health calls on the Commission to respond favourably and swiftly to the invitation to propose a comprehensive EU Mental Health Strategy, as put forward by the EPSCO Council Conclusions on the Economy of Well-being, adopted on 24...

‘Shaping a future EU Mental Health Strategy: priorities and activities’ Event

Shaping a future EU Mental Health Strategy: priorities and activities Organised by GAMIAN-Europe and Mental Health Europe 18 February 2020Between 15:00 and 17:30 European Parliament, BrusselsRoom ASP3H1   REPORT AVAILABLE HERE On behalf of the Coalition for...

MEP Alliance for Mental Health

European Parliament MEP Alliance for Mental Health MEP Alliance for Mental Health Organised by GAMIAN-Europe 16 October 2019 European Parliament, Brussels    REPORT AVAILABLE HERE In a meeting, held in the European Parliament on October 16th, some 120...

Breaking Depression

Breaking Depression is a pan-European health awareness campaign aiming to raise awareness of the challenges of living with different types of depression, including major depressive disorder (MDD).Mental illness is one of modern society’s biggest public health...

Mental Health News
5 days ago
Happy #WorldBipolarDay! Let's take this day to bring world awareness to bipolar disorder and to eliminate social stigma.

How are you supporting someone in your life living with bipolar disorder? We'd love to hear your tips.

#WorldBipolarDay2020 #WBD2020
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2 weeks ago
Are you looking for resources to help you take care of your #mentalhealth at this time of crisis? 🧠❤️
We compiled a doc to help you with this👇
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2 weeks ago
Are your anxiety levels off the charts because of #COVID19?
Here's some advice from a psychologist who spoke to the @nytimes about simple ways to help you relax and put things in perspective⬇️
2 weeks ago
Today's the #InternationalDayOfHappiness and we want to hear from you! What are you doing to stay positive and take care of your #mentalhealth these days?

@UNIDOHappiness proposes #TenStepsToGlobalHappiness in the current #COVID19 crisis 👇
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3 weeks ago
Remember to take care of your #mentalhealth and wellbeing in this period of crisis 🧠❤️

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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 … Learn More

Conventions & Seminars

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

MEP Alliance

GAMIAN-Europe has coordinated the Secretariat of the European Parliament MEP Alliance for Mental Health … Learn More

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