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

Towards a European Parliament report “Mental health in the digital world of work”

On 27 September 2021, the MEP Alliance for Mental Health and the Coalition for Mental Health and Wellbeing took part in a virtual expert meeting aiming at gathering experts' opinions on the issues that should be addressed by a European Parliament Own...

Quality of Life: Release of new booklet and video testimonial!

    Quality of Life:     Brand-new booklet     and video testimonial!It is more important than ever, especially in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, that people with mental health problems are able to maintain good quality of life. For this reason, GAMIAN-Europe...

“Talk about it.” – Quality of Life Blog Series

“Talk about it.”                                            GAMIAN-Europe Quality of Life Blog Series     Simone Gynnemo always knew something was wrong. Yet it took decades to hone in on what was causing her mood swings and affecting her quality of life....

“I was starting a new life.” – Quality of Life Blog Series

“I was starting a new life.” GAMIAN-Europe Quality of Life Blog Series Ricky was in his early 30s when he first got fired from a job. He was often absent and unable to perform his duties, which took a toll on his professional life. He got fired three more times from...

Mental Health News
3 days ago
😷What were the main difficulties when delivering/receiving mental health services during the pandemic?

🏆Any examples of successful practices for supporting those in distress?

🔎Overall, have governments responded adequately?

We want your views!👇
1 week ago
📣 The Call for #Abstracts for the #EHMA2022 Annual Conference is now OPEN!

✍️ Share your #research for an oral presentation or a poster presentation.

🗓️ Deadline ➡️ Monday, 14 February at 12:00 PM CET.

Learn more about the conference theme & tracks ➡️
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1 week ago
We are looking forward to #EuropeanPublicHealthWeek2022, with one of its key topics being 'No Health Without #MentalHealth'!
More info below👇
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Our 2021 highlight? #EUPHAatEPH2021! But let’s have a look at 2022: #EUPHW is in May! Now is the time to think about the theme: ‘ #Health throughout the life course’. What does it mean for you?
#Youth #Vaccination #ClimateChange #MentalHealth #Systems
2 weeks ago
We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of David Sassoli, an inspiring champion of European values. 🇪🇺 May he rest in peace.
2 weeks ago
➡️ Are you a person living with #anxiety, a family carer, or a health professional?

The IMAGINE Study aims to describe and analyse the use and needs of users of new technologies for anxiety management.

➡️ Have a look here:
2 weeks ago
The #mentalhealth of Europeans continue to be undermined by these challenging times

👉What are the challenges encountered by patients who access mental health services and the professionals who provide these services?

Take our new survey at:

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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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