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

‘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...

A Pocket Guide to Agitation

A POCKET GUIDE TO AGITATION AND WHAT TO DO IN A CRISIS         This pocket guide is for people who experience agitation, their carers and close friends. This brief guide compliments the full version which can be accessed via GAMIAN-Europe and EUFAMI websites. It...

Mental Health News
6 minutes 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
16 minutes ago
Julia Wadoux from @AGE_PlatformEU states their main messages in relation to the #COVID19 pandemic:
- Solidarity as the best response
- Physical distancing should not mean social distancing
- Human rights: older persons must be equally protected
#mentalhealth #MEPsforMentalHealth
21 minutes ago
Kevin Jones from @EUFAMI states that family caregiving for people with severe mental health illness involves feelings of stigma and burden. However, these experiences can be coupled with positive caregiving experiences. #mentalhealth #COVID19 #MEPsforMentalHealth
2 hours ago
Are you ready for today's discussion addressing the #mentalhealth impact of the measures taken to best manage and control the #COVID19 pandemic? #MEPsforMentalHealth
4 hours ago
It's a wrap! It was great seeing our member organisations in our online AGM yesterday🤩🙌 #mentalhealth GamianE photo
24 hours ago
We look forward to welcoming our member organisations to this year's AGM happening online this afternoon!
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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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