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

GAMIAN-Europe launches a Call to Action

Empowering people affected by mental ill health is beneficial to individuals and their carers. It is also crucial for developing more patient centered, efficient and cost-effective health systems. Call to Action available here Haga clic aquí para la versión en Español...

3 days ago
Join GAMIAN-Europe on Sunday 18 Nov to light #Candle in 30 locations all around #Finland in remembrance of #suicidevictims. Our member Finnish Central Association for Mental Health are one of three organisations organising #mentalhealth week in Finland.
3 days ago
About one fourth of #youngpeople have a #mentalhealth problem in Finland. Half of the mental health problems started before the age of 14 and three out of four before the age of 24. GamianE photo
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Join @GamianE in commemorating week 47 Mental Health Week in Finland
This year’s theme ”My Life, a Good Life” is focusing on the mental health of children and adolescents. #kynttilätapahtuma #munelämä #mielenterveysviikko
Message from @HilkkaKrkkinen2 President of GAMIAN-Europe.
4 days ago
Join @GamianE at the final @EU_MooDFOOD conference on 3 December! Register at Looking forward to seeing you there. GamianE photo
3 weeks ago
'Persons affected by mental ill-health must have a say in the treatment and care decisions that affect them'. Yesterday, our president @HilkkaKrkkinen2 shared her views on the role of patient organisations at the Headway 2020 workshop in Rome. #Patientempowerment #MentalHealth GamianE photo
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🌳🌳🌳According to a new study led by @ISGLOBALorg, people who commute through #natural environments report better mental health 🌲🌲🌲 #MentalHealth #Healthy

Yoram Cohen receives 2018 Health Award for Volunteerism in Israel

On 17 June 2018, former President and current Board Member of GAMIAN-Europe Yoram Cohen has received the 2018 Health Award for Volunteerism given by the Israeli Ministry of Health.  

President of GAMIAN-Europe Hilkka Kärkkäinen participates at the OECD mental health expert panel

GAMIAN-Europe is proud to announce that its President Hilkka Kärkkäinen has been part of an expert panel organised within the framework of the OECD Workshop on Mental Health Performance happening on 29 June 2018. The OECD has invited 4 eminent leaders in...

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 …

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Conventions & Seminars

The Convention and seminars of GAMIAN-Europe are 2 vital elements for the cohesion and representation of the …

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Interest Groups

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

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