The voice of patients in mental health


Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe

We are a non-profit patient-driven pan-European organisation, representing the interests of persons affected by mental illness and advocating 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.

Latest News and Events

MEP Alliance for Mental Health

European Parliament MEP Alliance for Mental Health MEP Alliance for Mental Health Organised by GAMIAN-Europe 16 October 2019 European Parliament, Brussels   REPORT AVAILABLE HERE In a meeting, held in the European Parliament on October 16th, some 120 representatives...

Advocating for a comprehensive EU-level Action Programme on Mental Health

Why address mental health at EU level? Mental ill health causes immense suffering for individuals, families and communities.Mental ill health puts pressure on health, educational, economic, labour market and social welfare systems across the EU.Mental ill health is...

Breaking Depression

Breaking Depression is a pan-European health awareness campaign aiming to raise awareness of the challenges of living with different types of depression, including major depressive disorder (MDD).Mental illness is one of modern society’s biggest public health...

Understanding And Managing Agitation – Report

UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING AGITATION A guide for patients and carers Agitation is a common experience for people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and dementia. Agitation is also experienced by people with depression and anxiety disorders. When agitation...

Suicide Prevention World Mental Health Day 2019

Suicide Prevention in young adults  World Mental Health Day 2019 Each year, there are 800.000 suicides globally with 56.000 of these in EU countries. 90% of suicide victims have been shown to have had a mental disorder. This is concerning as depression affects more...

Joint Election Statement Press Release

Brussels, 7 June 2019 Today, three leading organisations in the field of mental health have launched a joint election statement, calling on the European Parliament to take and support EU-level action. GAMIAN-Europe, representing patients, EUFAMI, representing family...

Mental Health News
14 hours ago
"Engaging with the arts can be beneficial for both mental and physical health" according to a new report from the @WHO_Europe analysing the evidence from over 900 global publications!🌍👇
1 week ago
November is #MensMentalHealthMonth!
"To succeed in addressing the causes of poor mental health, we must equip us men (and boys) to find the path to more consistent levels of good #mentalhealth".
1 week ago
Up to 20% of adolescents globally experience mental disorders, and around 15% of adolescents in low-and middle-income countries have considered suicide.
#mentalhealth #youth #youngpeople #SuicidePrevention
3 weeks ago
We need to prioritise suicide prevention. Suicide is the world's second leading cause of death for people aged 15–29, and for every person who dies by suicide, many more attempt it. Find out more in the new brief from the #WordsToActions campaign. GamianE photo
3 weeks ago
We're pleased to let you know that the pictures from the MEP Alliance for Mental Health meeting on October 16th are now on our website!
#MEPsforMentalHealth #mentalhealth

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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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