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

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...

Joint Election Statement

WE join forces to improve mental health – will YOU join US? As patients, family members and healthcare professionals, we join forces to amplify the voice of the mental health sector and call on YOU to join us. Good mental health is crucial for personal, social and...

Prof. Silvana Galderisi – Winner of The European Personality Award 2019

Since 2004 GAMIAN-Europe has been given a special Award to people that had a prominent contribution on the field of mental health.

Mental Health News
6 days ago
Panelists now discussing diagnosis of #brain disorders and how #digital technology can facilitate this.

#IMICarryTheTorch #mentalhealth #IMISF2019
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6 days ago
Healthcare is increasingly shifting towards early detection and #prevention.
New #technology can help in self-management.

#IMICarryTheTorch #mentalhealth #IMISF2019
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6 days ago
Of the 400.000 #health apps available, only 5 meet the regulatory criteria. 📱 GamianE photo
6 days ago
Currently at the @IMI_JU Stakeholders Forum 2019. Insightful discussions on #brain health and disease in a #digital era taking place now.
#IMICarryTheTorch #IMISF2019
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2 weeks ago
Today GAMIAN-Europe, EUFAMI and The European Psychiatric Association have launched a joint election statement, calling on the European Parliament to better address and improve mental health across the EU.

Read the full statement here:
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3 weeks ago
Our AGM & Convention 2019 Report is now out! The Convention provided an opportunity for patient organisations and others interested in depression
and comorbidity to obtain the latest information and to jointly learn about their management.
Full report:

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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

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