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


Brussels, 15 July 2020A virtual meeting, co-organised today by the MEP Alliance for Mental Health, patient-lead organisation GAMIAN-Europe and the European Psychiatric Association addressed the mental health impact of the measures taken to best manage and...

‘Learning from the impact of COVID-19 measures: finding the balance between physical and mental health’ Virtual Meeting

Learning from the impact of COVID-19 measures: finding the balance between physical and mental health Organised by GAMIAN-Europe in partnership with the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) 15 July 2020Between 12:00 and 13:30 CETVirtual Meeting REGISTRATIONS CLOSED...

Time to act on mental health

Four MEP Alliance for Mental Health co-chairs (Alex Agius Saliba, Radka Maxová, Maria Walsh, and Tomas Zdechovsky) recently published an article in the Parliament Magazine on the need for a comprehensive EU Mental Health Strategy. 

The second edition of SYNCHROS newsletter

The current crisis is worldwide and the integration of cohort data from various studies and populations will become key to learn how to cope best with similar situations in the future. The quality of data is crucial, and today we see very...

Mental Health News
2 weeks ago
Want to read the latest piece of news from the MEP Alliance for Mental Health?
Read the 'Campaigning on an EU Mental Health Strategy: Written Questions to the Commission' article below 👇
#MEPsforMentalHealth #mentalhealth
GamianE photo
2 weeks ago
We look forward to celebrating World Brain Day 2020 at @ADDYSASC's event today! ❤️🧠
The theme is "Brain & Mental Health Awareness across the Lifespan".
#WorldBrainDay #WBD2020 #BrainHealth #MentalHealth
2 weeks ago
Our President @HilkkaKrkkinen2 is one of the authors of the 'How mental health care should change as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic' paper published in @TheLancetPsych!🤩
#mentalhealth #MentalHealthMatters #COVID19 #BlackLivesMatter
Read more 👇
3 weeks ago
📢Press Release out now! Many different stakeholders, including the MEP Alliance for #MentalHealth co-chairs, spoke in today's meeting, providing a wealth of different experiences, points of view & recommendations for action.
#COVID19 #MEPsforMentalHealth
3 weeks ago
Christoph Steinebach from @EFPA_EuroPsy talks about psychology in #COVID19 times & highlights lessons learned as pathways to sustainable change: evidence-based prevention, intervention & rehabilitation, future of training & further education. #mentalhealth #MEPsforMentalHealth
3 weeks ago
Annabel Seebohm from @CPME_EUROPA recommends:
- Addressing working conditions
- Limiting working hours enabling rest & recuperation
- Improving access to psychosocial services.
- #Mentalhealth must be an integral part of any public health response
#MEPsforMentalHealth #COVID19

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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