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 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 and 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

PRESS RELEASE – Campaigning for a European Year for Mental Health

Press release                                                                  Brussels, 10 November In a meeting of the MEP Alliance for Mental Health, held today, representatives of mental health-related organisations and MEPs underlined the need and...

The Third Edition of the SYNCHROS Newsletter

It is with great pleasure that we'd like to announce the launch of the 3rd Edition of the SYNCHROS Newsletter, in which we provide you with the latest project updates.The publication of the newsletter came right before World Mental Health Day....

Avoiding a Mental Health Pandemic – Article

MEP Alliance for Mental Health co-chairs (Alex Agius Saliba, Estrella Dura Fernandez, Radka Maxová, Maria Walsh, and Tomas Zdechovsky) recently published an article in the Parliament Magazine on the need to recognise and act to prevent the exacerbation of mental...
Mental Health News
5 days ago
❓What has been your experience of the pandemic and its effects on your pre-existing mental health condition?

Our survey aims to understand patients' current and long-term mental health needs. 👥

It is available in 13 languages, at:

6 days ago
Today is #InternationalMensDay and this year focuses on men’s #health and #wellbeing.

We must raise awareness of the fact that it’s okay for men not to be okay. Opening up about feelings is also a form of #strength.
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1 week ago
1 in 3 children experience #bullying in #school.

Bullying can have profound adverse effects on someone's #mentalhealth.

If you want to help someone who is being bullied, start by listening to them, showing empathy and acknowledging their feelings.

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1 week ago
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Today the #awarh20 starts with a series of online events on the importance of raising #EU level of awareness regarding the #alcohol related harms.

To register to the webinars or to have more data & information on the alcohol consumption, please visit
1 week ago
#Selfcare is essential to our #mentalhealth.

It promotes #selfworth. It also helps with rest and #relaxation. And it builds #resilience.

Selfcare does not mean being #selfish.

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2 weeks ago
Practicing #kindness can have a very profound effect on our physical and #mentalhealth, ranging from positive impacts on our mood, anxiety levels, self-worth and blood pressure. 🌼🌼

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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

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