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

Release of the COVID-19 Survey Report!

How did the pandemic affect individuals with pre-existing mental health conditions?    Our brand-new report gives an overview of the findings for an online survey carried out between September and December 2020 by GAMIAN-Europe; during the first year of the...

PRESS RELEASE – Making mental health everybody’s business; campaigning for a European Year

Press release                                                                  Brussels, 23 March 2021In a meeting of the MEP Alliance for Mental Health, held today, some 100 representatives of interested EU and national level organisations and MEPs...

Brain Awareness Week Brand-New Infographic!

Infographic for this year's Brain Awareness WeekBrain science is essential to understanding how we can better help people with mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia. For Brain Awareness Week 2021, we call for more research...

GAMIAN-Europe booth at EPA Congress!

GAMIAN-Europe virtual booth to be featured at the 2021 EPA CongressWe are pleased to announce that we will be holding a virtual booth at the EPA Congress that will be held from 10-13 April 2021.This year's congress will explore the theme of “Personalising...

Mental Health News
4 days ago
How did the #pandemic affect individuals with pre-existing #mentalhealth conditions? Did patients receive adequate mental health #support?

Read more in the findings of our survey that gathered over 500 respondents across #Europe!

GamianE photo
1 week ago
What is the role of e-mental health and how can it be properly used in #mentalhealth care #services?

Check out @ErikVdEycken, our EU Research Officer's contribution to @ehealthmgmt journal:
1 week ago
Join us on 18 May for #EuropeanPublicHealthWeek to explore the #COVID-19 impact on people w/ #mentalhealth conditions & beyond!


Register here:
GamianE photo
2 weeks ago
For #EuropeanPublicHealthWeek, we are hosting an event on ‘The impact of #Covid on #MentalHealth Patients and Beyond’. The event features a diverse line-up of speakers, including representatives from WHO and the EP, as well as experts-by-experience!
2 weeks ago
Our President @HilkkaKrkkinen2 stated that "lines between #mentalillnesses and other neurological disorders are blurring as research is ongoing."
👉 "It is therefore very important for #mentalhealth disorders to be addressed holistically, including from a #brain perspective".
GamianE photo
European Brain Council @EU_Brain
A panel of key stakeholders in the brain community @EANeurology, @FENSorg, @Euro_Psychiatry, @GamianE comment on key Roadmap pillars: prioritising brain health, fostering R&I for brain health, improving access and outcomes & an integrated approach to brain research and health.
2 weeks ago
Register for our #EuropeanPublicHealthWeek webinar: 'The #COVID-19 impact on people with #mentalhealth conditions and beyond'

👉6 speakers lined up
👉18 May at 11 AM CET


GamianE photo

If you want to help GAMIAN-Europe, please donate by transfering your gift on the GAMIAN- Europe account


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

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

Please select the way you would like to hear from GAMIAN-Europe:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Subscribe to our mailing list