Welcome to GAMIAN-Europe

Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Network

What we do

We are a patient-driven pan-European organisation, representing the interests of persons affected by mental ill-health and advocates for their rights. Our main objectives are advocacy, information and education, destigmatisation, co-operation, partnerships and capacity building.


GAMIAN-Europe Celbrating The Vibrant Mind Exhibition in Brussels

The Vibrant Mind Exhibition Tour continued its journey and yesterday’s was held at the Psycho-Sociaal Centrum Sint-Alexius-Elsene, here in Brussels. The event was an incredible success, it not only highlighted the powerful connection between art and mental health but...

GAMIAN-Europe and Cancer Patients Europe Partner to Highlight Cancer and Depression Awareness. The Toolkit is Now Available!

    Continuing its commitment to addressing mental health comorbidities, and building on the insights from last year's "Report on Cancer & Depression," GAMIAN-Europe is proud to announce the launch of the Toolkit "Empower and Connect: A Toolkit for Managing...

Highlights of GAMIAN-Europe’s Annual General Meeting in Athens

  This year's Annual General Meeting (AGM) of GAMIAN-Europe, held in the historic city of Athens on May 25, 2024, was not only a testament to our organisation's commitment to mental health advocacy but also a celebration of unity, progress, and shared goals....

GAMIAN-Europe’s Campaign for the Mental Health Week 2024

GAMIAN-Europe Launched AI Bias Awareness Campaign During Mental Health Week 2024 In recognition of European Mental Health Week 2024, GAMIAN-Europe proudly launched an innovative campaign designed to spotlight the potential biases in Artificial Intelligence (AI)...

GAMIAN-Europe launches its 2023 Annual Report

GAMIAN-Europe is thrilled to announce the release of its 2023 Annual Report, highlighting a year of substantial achievements and unwavering dedication to mental health advocacy across Europe. This year's report provides an in-depth look at our initiatives, including...

EUFAMI Registration for the 2024 Congress is Now Open

GAMIAN-Europe's close collaborator, EUFAMI, is organising its Annual Congress in Vilnius, Lithuania, on June 21-22, 2024.  We encourage our members, partners, and all stakeholders in the mental health community to join this important event.  What to Expect The EUFAMI...

GAMIAN-Europe at the 32nd European Congress of Psychiatry in Budapest

From April 6 to 9 April 2024, GAMIAN-Europe had the chance to participate in the 32nd European Congress of Psychiatry held in Budapest, Hungary. The event was a vibrant gathering, bringing together experts and professionals from across the globe, and providing an...

GAMIAN-Europe Leads the Way in Patient-Centric Mental Health Research

In a move to support  patient-centred healthcare innovation in European research, GAMIAN-Europe is proud to announce significant developments in two landmark EU Research Projects: TRUSTING and Psych-STRATA. These initiatives underscore our commitment to embedding the...

Vibrant Mind Exhibition Stops in Budapest

GAMIAN-Europe is proud to share insights from the recent developments from our Vibrant Mind Project, including its latest exhibition at the KuglerArt Szalon in Hungary, starting from the 25th of March. The exhibition, part of our ongoing project, showcased artworks...

Celebrating Brain Awareness Week: Unveiling GAMIAN-Europe’s Interactive Campaign

GAMIAN-Europe proudly announces our interactive campaign was launched on the occasion of Brain Awareness Week, aiming to put a light on the complex relationship between brain function and mental health conditions. This interactive initiative offers an engaging guide...

Our latest campaigns and projects

We are committed to making a difference through impactful initiatives. Our work is divided into different campaigns under which different projects sit. Explore them both to gain knowledge, promote awareness, and join us in our mission to create a more informed and compassionate world.

Brain Awareness Week 2024

This March, join us in a global celebration led by the Dana Foundation to boost understanding of the brain’s role in mental health. GAMIAN-Europe introduces an interactive e-book/page that delves into the brain’s complexities and its connection to mental well-being. 

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Art and mental health

Welcome to our creative hub, where we delve into the intricate relationship between art and mental health.

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Peer support

Finding ways to support those experiencing mental health issues safely and effectively is key, and one of the best approaches includes peer support.


Cancer patients suffering from depression are also at heightened risk of suicide, particularly those with head and neck cancers.

The voice of patients in mental health

All organisations or persons, being personally or professionally involved in the field of Mental Health can become member of GAMIAN-Europe.

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"Here, personal stories become our guideposts, illuminating the road to resilience and growth, hand in hand."


"Join us to reshape your journey, finding strength through unity and transforming obstacles into opportunities."


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