The voice of patients in mental health


Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe

We are a patient-driven pan-European organization, 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.


Our Latest News

Upcoming Call To Action: draft available now!

Ahead of the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Health, Well-being and Brain Disorders meeting, we are delighted to provide you with the draft of our Call To Action. Click here to download it The meeting will be the occasion to discuss our Call...

MooDFOOD needs your thoughts!

As you may know, GAMIAN-Europe is a proud partner of the MooDFOOD project, which has investigated the relationship between diet and the prevention of depression over the past 5 years. Now that the results are in, MooDFOOD needs your insights and ideas into how we can...

3 days ago
Higher rates of mood disorders in people with body-clock disruption, study finds. But determining if the disruption is causing the disorders or is just a symptom of them will take further work. #MentalHealth #Sleep
4 days ago
Lately feeling overwhelmed or #stressed? @Rethink_ Mental Illness, a member of #GAMIAN, provides many useful resources on the subject! #stressManagement
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Rethink Mental Illness @Rethink_
If you want more information on how to manage stress then take a look at our Information Standard Approved fact sheets on what you can do >
5 days ago
#GAMIAN would like to thank all attendees of today’s Interest Group meeting, incl. MEPs @NChildersMEP, @JoseFariaMEP, @TomZdechovskyEP and @Julie4nw for the quality of discussions launching a #CallToAction to improve #empowerment and self-management of #care in #MentalHealth. GamianE photo
5 days ago
All paperwork and bureaucracy people have to go through is not the right way to talk to patients, there should be a more human way of listening, says @julie4nw MEP Julie Ward #PatientEmpowerment #CallToAction #MentalHealth @Europarl_EN
5 days ago
Pharmaceutical companies should be included in the #CallToAction, Wilma Boevink says we should go beyond personalised medicine to personalised interventions in psychiatry #PatientEmpowerment @Trimbos GamianE photo
5 days ago
Margaret Walker draws attention to the role of family carers and the burden of caring after the loved ones affected by mental health condition to the household as a whole @EUFAMI #CallToAction #patientempowerment GamianE photo


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 firmly established itself as a Secretariat of the Interest Group on Mental Health, Wellbeing and Brain …

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