GAMIAN-Europe

The voice of patients in mental health

About

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

MEP Alliance for Mental Health

European Parliament MEP Alliance for Mental Health MEP Alliance for Mental Health Organised by GAMIAN-Europe 16 October 2019 Between 14:00 and 17:00 European Parliament, BrusselsRoom JAN 2Q2   The meeting of the MEP Alliance for Mental Health took place on 16...

Advocating for a comprehensive EU-level Action Programme on Mental Health

Why address mental health at EU level? Mental ill health causes immense suffering for individuals, families and communities.Mental ill health puts pressure on health, educational, economic, labour market and social welfare systems across the EU.Mental ill health is...

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...

Suicide Prevention World Mental Health Day 2019

Suicide Prevention in young adults  World Mental Health Day 2019 Each year, there are 800.000 suicides globally with 56.000 of these in EU countries. 90% of suicide victims have been shown to have had a mental disorder. This is concerning as depression affects more...

Joint Election Statement Press Release

Brussels, 7 June 2019 Today, three leading organisations in the field of mental health have launched a joint election statement, calling on the European Parliament to take and support EU-level action. GAMIAN-Europe, representing patients, EUFAMI, representing family...

Mental Health News
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"Without #mentalhealth we can't have a solid health base", Maria Walsh MEP argues.
#MEPsforMentalHealth https://t.co/KYbLStAD2U
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Brando Benifei MEP points out that "we need to be able to develop a real EU program on #mentalhealth".
#MEPsforMentalHealth https://t.co/upeNfypJGq
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"We should put people in the centre of policymaking. Finland is committed to take part in this action" on #mentalhealth, states Pasi Mustonen from the Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU.
#MEPsforMentalHealth
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Pasi Mustonen from the Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU states that "strong #mentalhealth is the capital we build on in the future".
#MEPsforMentalHealth https://t.co/s3DJg7e4tL
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"Mental health goes across all borders, all colours" and "it's our citizens that are at risk if we don't get this right", says Maria Walsh MEP.
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"We need to listen more", states Maria Walsh MEP.
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#MEPsforMentalHealth

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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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