The voice of patients in mental health


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

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

Any organisation or individual body, either personally or professionally involved in the field of mental health, can become a member of GAMIAN-Europe.

Latest News and Events

The Third Edition of the SYNCHROS Newsletter

It is with great pleasure that we'd like to announce the launch of the 3rd Edition of the SYNCHROS Newsletter, in which we provide you with the latest project updates.The publication of the newsletter came right before World Mental Health Day....

Avoiding a Mental Health Pandemic – Article

MEP Alliance for Mental Health co-chairs (Alex Agius Saliba, Estrella Dura Fernandez, Radka Maxová, Maria Walsh, and Tomas Zdechovsky) recently published an article in the Parliament Magazine on the need to recognise and act to prevent the exacerbation of mental...
Mental Health News
3 days ago
Reducing #pollution levels may help to lower rates of #depression, according to a new study:
4 days ago
We are often encouraged to practice #gratitude for our #mentalhealth.

But sometimes gratitude can lead us to invalidate difficult emotions.

Read more on how you can revamp your gratitude practice whilst staying true to yourself. 👇👇
1 week ago
WHO/Europe discusses how to deal with pandemic fatigue. Key recommendations include 'helping people to reduce risk while doing the things that make them happy'. 👇

#mentalhealth #Wellbeing

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1 week ago
Check out our member @Rethink_ 's factsheet on #schizophrenia, a condition still widely misunderstood and #stigmatised. 👇
Rethink Mental Illness @Rethink_
We've been fighting for the rights of people living with #schizophrenia and their carers for almost 5️⃣ 0️⃣ years but people are still confused about what this condition is.

Share this to help us raise awareness and read our factsheet for more 👉

If you want to help GAMIAN-Europe, please donate by transfering your gift on the GAMIAN- Europe account


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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