The voice of patients in mental health


Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe

We are a non-profit patient-driven pan-European organisation, representing the interests of persons affected by mental illness and advocating 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

Statement on the urgent need for an EU Mental Health Strategy

The MEP Alliance for Mental Health calls on the Commission to respond favourably and swiftly to the invitation to propose a comprehensive EU Mental Health Strategy, as put forward by the EPSCO Council Conclusions on the Economy of Well-being, adopted on 24...

‘Shaping a future EU Mental Health Strategy: priorities and activities’ Event

Shaping a future EU Mental Health Strategy: priorities and activities Organised by GAMIAN-Europe and Mental Health Europe 18 February 2020Between 15:00 and 17:30 European Parliament, BrusselsRoom ASP3H1   REGISTER HERE On behalf...

A Charter for the Rights to Treatment and Care for People with Schizophrenia

The impact of a diagnosis of schizophrenia is often devastating; affecting relationships, the ability to work and much more.People living with a diagnosis of schizophrenia are often disadvantaged, vulnerable and experience high levels of stigma and discrimination. It...

MEP Alliance for Mental Health

European Parliament MEP Alliance for Mental Health MEP Alliance for Mental Health Organised by GAMIAN-Europe 16 October 2019 European Parliament, Brussels   REPORT AVAILABLE HERE In a meeting, held in the European Parliament on October 16th, some 120 representatives...

Breaking Depression

Breaking Depression is a pan-European health awareness campaign aiming to raise awareness of the challenges of living with different types of depression, including major depressive disorder (MDD).Mental illness is one of modern society’s biggest public health...

Understanding And Managing Agitation – Report

UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING AGITATION A guide for patients and carers Agitation is a common experience for people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and dementia. Agitation is also experienced by people with depression and anxiety disorders. When agitation...

Mental Health News
3 days ago
📢You can now register for the 'Shaping a future EU Mental Health Strategy: priorities and activities' Joint Meeting organised in partnership with @MHESME taking place on 18 February 2020 in the European Parliament! #MEPsforMentalHealth #mentalhealth GamianE photo
3 days ago
The latest blog post from the #WordsToActions campaign highlights the need for an integrated approach to mental health services across Europe. GamianE photo
6 days ago
The #WordsToActions campaign has published a new policy brief focusing on the importance of integrated mental health services to ensure everybody with depression receives the care they need. GamianE photo
1 week ago
Will you be at the #EPA2020 congress this year?
Register now to join us🤩
Don't forget that you can get a reduced fee by registering as an Early Bird before January 21st on the @Euro_Psychiatry website below!⬇️
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1 week ago
The #WordsToActions campaign has launched the final part of its series of policy briefs and blog posts. It focuses on the essential need for integrated mental health services. GamianE photo
2 weeks ago
How can you improve your #mentalhealth in 2020?
1⃣Practice optimism
2⃣Start volunteering
3⃣Be grateful
4⃣Bolster your social connections
5⃣Find your purpose
More below👇

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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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