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

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. 

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...

10 tips to handle anxiety and social isolation during this period

Being in self-isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic can lead to people experiencing anxiety and social isolation. This can happen to anyone, whether or not you faced mental health issues in the past. At GAMIAN-Europe, we think that looking after your mental health...

Mental Health News
2 days ago
This month MEP Alliance for Mental Health co-chairs @alexagiussaliba, @radkamaxova, @MariaWalshEU & @TomasZdechovsky published an article in @Parlimag on the need for a comprehensive EU #MentalHealth Strategy! 🇪🇺🧠
Full article👇
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2 days ago
Yesterday was #WorldSchizophreniaDay! Around 1 in 200 people in Europe is estimated to be diagnosed with #schizophrenia. Our #PatientCharter defines the rights, expectations & responsibilities for #mentalhealth care & treatment from a patient perspective!
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1 week ago
"In a society that places increasing pressure on all of us, we must be aware of #mentalhealth difficulties and how to offer support; LGBTQI+ young people are particularly vulnerable" states @alexagiussaliba.🏳️‍🌈
Full article👇
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2 weeks ago
Our #COVID19 platform is now live! It includes resources, guidelines, #mentalhealth helplines and services, input from our members, updates from other organisations, and useful articles!🤩❤️🧠
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2 weeks ago
Today's theme of #EUPHW is 'Staying together for mental health'. What are the lessons learned from the #COVID19 pandemic and its aftermath, when it comes to #mentalhealth?
A stronger EU Mental Health Strategy is vital for better mental health for all!
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2 weeks ago
Today marks the start of the European Public Health Week #EUPHW @EUPHActs!
We endorse this initiative and we look forward to Wednesday with its 'Staying together for #mentalhealth' theme!
Choose from 100+ events scheduled in almost 30 countries⬇️
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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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