The voice of patients in mental health

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

Is a non-profit patient-driven pan-European organisation, representing and advocating for the interests and rights of persons affected by mental ill-health. Our main activities include awareness-raising, education, and partnership and capacity building. Overarching themes in our work relate to anti-stigma, discrimination and patients’ rights.

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

Call for services – Organisations working in young people’s mental health

   Call for services to host training abroad - providing a knowledge sharing visit and experiential placements with an organisation servicing young people who need mental health supportRichmond Foundation is in the process of setting up a Mental Well-being Center for...

PRESS RELEASE – Making Mental Health Everybody’s Business: MEPs and stakeholders call for a European Year

Press release                                                                   Brussels, 3 April 2021 In a statement sent today, 40 MEPs and over a 120 concerned individuals and organisations call on the European Commission to designate 2023 as the European Year for...

Release of the COVID-19 Survey Report!

How did the pandemic affect individuals with pre-existing mental health conditions?    Our brand-new report gives an overview of the findings for an online survey carried out between September and December 2020 by GAMIAN-Europe; during the first year of the...

Brain Awareness Week Brand-New Infographic!

Infographic for this year's Brain Awareness WeekBrain science is essential to understanding how we can better help people with mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia. For Brain Awareness Week 2021, we call for more research...

GAMIAN-Europe booth at EPA Congress!

GAMIAN-Europe virtual booth to be featured at the 2021 EPA CongressWe are pleased to announce that we will be holding a virtual booth at the EPA Congress that will be held from 10-13 April 2021.This year's congress will explore the theme of “Personalising...

Mental Health News
22 hours ago
🔎What metabolic perturbations do we observe in people in #ASD?

#Metabolomics is an expanding discipline in #biology, which is helping uncover novel insights with respect to the causes of #mental ill-health.

Read more about the study:

2 days ago
🔎What is the role of genetic variation in the development of cognitive and psychopathology-related traits in childhood?

Find out more in this article!

5 days ago
Very excited to be at the #1VoiceSummit today to represent the #patient voice as we discuss #brainhealth and the need for more #research in this area!
6 days ago
A very insightful discussion at the #1voiceSummit today on the importance of #brainhealth and #collaboration in this area.
Lundbeck @Lundbeck
After an unprecedented year, we are happy to be back with the #1VoiceSummit.

Here is a short teaser from our last #1VoiceSummit
3 weeks ago
Watch Helen's story of being diagnosed and dealing with #schizophrenia. A very helpful resource for dispelling the myths that surround the condition and helping those who have recently gotten a diagnosis.

#WorldSchizophreniaDay via @YouTube
3 weeks ago
For #Worldschizophreniaday2021, check out our #Schizophrenia Companion Guide, in which you will find practical advice on how to manage the condition for carers and patients, based on first-hand experiences:
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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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