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

The voice of patients in mental health

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

My HeART, our first inaugural art competition, is completed

Over the last few months we have been receiving artwork from our member organisations around the globe and finally we can share their work with you. Initially we had three juries choose one of three pieces for each artist and then finally assign points to the chosen...

Ursula von der Leyen Announces New EU Initiative on Mental Health.

“"We should take much better care of our, friends, partners and beloved ones”. These were the words stated yesterday at the at the State of the European Union (SOTEU) by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in regarding the EU putting forward a new initiative for...

GAMIAN-Europe launches its campaign #BreakingSuicideStigma

The stigma surrounding suicide, especially for young males is rampant, statistics have shown that 80% of suicides in Europe between the ages of 15-34 are male. GAMIAN-Europe has decided to address this topic and launch a campaign, titled #BreakingSuicideStigma,...
Mental health in the digital workspace: Resolution adopted

Mental health in the digital workspace: Resolution adopted

On Tuesday the European Parliament voted to put preventative measures against technostress and over-connection in place as well as boost the benefits of working from home so as to safeguard mental health. They voted 501 in favour, 47 against and 85 abstentions....

MEP Alliance for Mental Health: Latest meeting report is available!

MEP Alliance for Mental Health: Latest meeting report is available!

On the 10th of May, 2022 the MEP Alliance met to further discuss the implementation of a Euopean year for Mental Health. The meeting was chaired by MEP Tomáš Zdechovský. The main focus of this particular meeting was had its theme around the priorities &...

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Our president @HilkkaKrkkinen2 is speaking #headway event. “We need action on EU #mentalhealth now.

“We need a comprehensive EU #mentalhealth strategy now”
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🎨 " #Art is not what you see, but what you make others see"

💫 We are immensely proud to announce the completion of our art competition & our webinar w/ the artists.

🖼️ Find the artwork here:
💻 Register for the webinar here:
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🫂 People living with #depression may think they need to find their own way out, but this journey doesn't have to be taken alone.

The right support can make the path to managing depression less lonely:

Learn more here:

🫂 If you suffer from depression, understanding your journey and finding the right support helps you move on and enjoy your everyday life.

💡 Learn more:

Yesterday at the @EU_Health event, moderated by @MHESME, Ledia Lazeri from @WHO_Europe showed how, also w/ other #mentalhealth conditions, suicidal ideation #increased during the #COVID19 pandemic.

💡 What can help with these feelings?

👉 Our full video
#Throwback to our #BreakingSuicideStigma project for #WorldSuicidePreventionDay where 4 men shared their experience with suicidal ideation

📽️ The full video can be found here

📓 Our relevant interactive toolkit can be found here
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🚨 #WorldSuicidePreventionDay is here!
🌍Today #mentalhealth organisations globally seek to keep #BreakingSuicideStigma

🦸‍♂️We are proud to present our video with men talking about living through their lowest point & coming out fighting

full video 👇

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