Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe (GAMIAN-Europe)

The voice of patients in mental health

Any organisation or individual body, either personally or professionally involved in the field of mental health, can become a member of GAMIAN-Europe.

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GAMIAN-Europe participated in the 31st European Congress of Psychiatry in Paris

Organised by the European Psychiatric Association and under the motto “Social Cohesion, a Common Goal for Psychiatry” the 31st European Congress of Psychiatry Congress took place on 25-28 March in Paris. GAMIAN-Europe was there! GAMIAN-Europe organised a joint...

Check out GAMIAN-Europe’s Top Tips for Brain Health!

From March 13th-19th is Brain Awareness Week. For this year's edition, GAMIAN-Europe decided to take a look at some Top Tips for Brain Health in the form of a concise guide The guide focuses on three of the six internationally recognised pillars of brain health. They...

GAMIAN-Europe’s response to EC’s call for evidence entitled ‘A Comprehensive Approach to Mental Health’

With the European Commission's announcement of an initiative towards mental health, called a comprehensive approach to mental health, and their subsequent call for evidence around this, GAMIAN-Europe and it's members decided to write a feedback paper laying out what...

MEP Alliance and the Coalition for Mental Health and Wellbeing Event Coming Soon!

The co-chairs of the Coalition for Mental Health and Wellbeing and the MEP Alliance for Mental Health would like to warmly invite you to participate in our joint meeting, addressing the European Commission’s current efforts to develop a ‘comprehensive approach to...
Report and Video for the Comorbidity of Cancer and Depression out now!

Report and Video for the Comorbidity of Cancer and Depression out now!

For World Cancer Day 2023, GAMIAN-Europe, in collaboration with the European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) released our testimonial video and comprehensive report on the comorbidity of cancer and depression. This project is the fruit of a survey and two in-depth...

Mental Health News
🫂Today is #WorldBipolarDay🫂

💡 #Bipolar affects as many as ~2% of Europeans but people living with it can accomplish so much!

👂 Below you can watch our board member and expert by experience Tineke talk about what living with bipolar means to her.

🚨🚨Come find us at stand 16 at the #EPAForum2023 today!🚨🚨

🔜 We will be taking part in a joint symposium with @EUFAMI and @Euro_Psychiatry on how to #foster resilience with the involvement of #patients and relatives 🙌

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🚨🚨 OUT NOW!🚨🚨

🙌 We are proud to announce the release of our "Top Tips for Supporting Brain Health" for #BrainAwarenessWeek

📗It's a guide by those with #mentalhealth conditions, for those with #mentalhealth conditions

🙌 Scan⬇️ download it👉:
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🙌"With #mentalhealth issues, it’s really hard to trust, but it’s important for me to learn to trust people again, especially with #stigma and social issues"

💡As #BrainAwarenessWeek remember #SocialInteraction as it is key for🧠health

🚨Our booklet is out tomorrow!
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