GAMIAN-Europe

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

“I made a career out of my illness.” – Quality of Life Blog Series

 “I made a career out of my illness.” GAMIAN-Europe Quality of Life Blog Series Fanni-Laura Mantyla is upbeat and optimistic. When she speaks, she does so openly about her challenging journey, exuding a sense of positivity that can only leave her listeners with a...

“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...

“Don’t let it define you” – Quality of Life Blog Series

  'Don't let it define you' GAMIAN-Europe Quality of Life Blog Series   As a singer, dancer and writer, Yammie Fishel is an inspiring example of what it means to thrive while coping with a mental health condition.  The 28-year-old Belgian was diagnosed with...

Call for stories! Mind@Work Project Press Release

MIND@WORK PROJECT: JOINT PRESS STATEMENT COLLABORATIVE PROJECT INVITES YOUNG ADULTS TO SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES AND SHAPE HEALTHIER WORK CULTURES OF THE FUTURE 23.6.2021    The Mind@Work Project, a collaborative initiative between young adults, mental health...

Mental Health News
7 hours ago
❓Are #mentalhealth needs currently being met by services?

📢Together with @Euro_Psychiatry, we've developed a survey aimed at gathering patients' and clinicians' perspectives on the impact of the pandemic on service delivery.

TAKE IT HERE: https://t.co/eZ3ZY3GfxG https://t.co/U9iijTcEx8
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3 days ago
🗣️'It was a really hard time – it was difficult to work through the stigma that I had in my mind.'
Find out about Adriana’s journey with #depression👇

And discover more advice from Experts-by-Experience in our new guide on Quality of Life: https://t.co/ERjOClCFHI https://t.co/6iPNcWhRXu
5 days ago
📢On the occasion of #WorldMentalHealthDay, the supporters of the MEP Alliance for Mental Health call on the European #Commission to designate 2023 as the European Year for #MentalHealth.

Let's Make Mental Health Everybody's Business. https://t.co/t3YTjfTjFH
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1 week ago
Adriana was diagnosed with depression after a family member was diagnosed with psychosis. Gratitude and mindfulness were key to managing her condition.

➡️More advice can be found in our new guide on quality of life: https://t.co/ERjOClCFHI

#WorldMentalHealthDay https://t.co/N2oCQg012t
1 week ago
"Mental health in an unequal world will not be addressed solely by focusing on expanding access to mental health treatments, but by reducing inequalities."

#WorldMentalHealthDay

https://t.co/VaLjDfH8yy
1 week ago
We must continue to raise awareness of mental health conditions and their strong link to economic and social #deprivation.

Let's talk about it and support one another this #WorldMentalHealthDay.

👊Happy WMHD from the GE team! https://t.co/b3IH8Njezq

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Activities

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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