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.

Latest News and Events

Annual Convention and AGM taking place on 29th – 31st March 2019 (Bucharest, Romania)

The Convention will focus on the issues of depression and comorbidity, depression within specific environments and empowerment as a human right.

2 days ago
A project, co-funded by the #EU and @WHO, is set to break down the barriers against inclusion of people with mental disabilities in Turkey.

4 days ago
Three in four parents are unaware when their teens have recurrent thoughts about #suicide.

1 week ago
The mental health crisis increasingly appears to affect young people from wealthier countries.
1 week ago
Reclassifying schizophrenia as a brain disease would potentially unlock more research funding.
2 weeks ago
On 3 Dec and 5 Dec 2018, two IG meetings on #MentalHealth, Wellbeing and Brain Disorders were held at the #EP
Reports can be found here:

@Euro_Psychiatry @TomZdechovskyEP @NChildersMEP @UEMSEurope @EU_Brain @EUFAMI @ECNPtweets
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2 weeks ago
Teenage girls are twice as likely as boys to show depressive symptoms linked to social media use.
#mentalhealth #socialmedia
Mental Health News

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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

Interest Groups

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