The voice of patients in mental health

Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe

We are a patient-driven pan-European organisation, 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

Call to Action: final version available now!

Following the meeting of the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Health, Well-being and Brain Disorders held on 16 May 2018, we are delighted to provide you with the final version of our Call to Action, adapted after discussion with stakeholders...

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...

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New research shows a gene already linked to a subset of people with #Autism spectrum disorder is critical to healthy neuronal connections in the developing #brain #MentalHealth
4 hours ago
. @WHO announced #GamingDisorder as a new #MentalHealth condition in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases. An estimated 3% of gamers might be affected. Recognition of this disorder will result in better prevention and treatment
5 days ago
Are you interested in #eHealth implementation? You might want to check the program of @EU_ImpleMentAll’s midterm workshop, which will be held as part of the Week of Health and INNovation in Odense. #eMentalHealth #MentalHealth #impsci @WHINN_DK
6 days ago
‘What have you got to be depressed about?’ – #Children with #MentalHealth issues may face hurtful remarks which could make them feel worse. What should we avoid saying and what could we say instead? #MentalHealthAwareness
1 week ago
While those developing symptoms of mental illness are advised to seek professional help, friends have a role to play. They can be easier to open up to, serving as a bridge to getting more formal support. Which signs to look for? How to help? Some tips 💪
1 week ago
An unexpected side effect of deep brain stimulation ( #DBS) has just been discovered which may improve blood sugar levels. This finding raises questions about the links between #diabetes and #anxiety disorders. #OCD #MentalHealth

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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European Parliament Interest Group

GAMIAN-Europe has coordinated the Secretariat of the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Health, Wellbeing and Brain …


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