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

PRESS RELEASE – Turn promises into action: put mental health at the heart of EU policy-making

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and civil society demand action from the European Commission to develop a comprehensive and proactive EU Mental Health Strategy. Brussels, 19 February 2020 – The Coalition for Mental Health and Wellbeing and the...

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   On behalf of the Coalition for Mental Health and Wellbeing...

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...

Mental Health News
2 days ago
There is a growing burden of mental illnesses on European society. #mentalhealth
Can art break down the stigma of #depression?
#BreakingDepression aims to help start more conversations about depression, particularly major depressive disorder (MDD). More⬇️
3 days ago
The first edition of the @synchros_eu newsletter is now live!🙌
A #cohort, a study in which a group of individuals is followed over time, is an invaluable resource to obtain detailed knowledge on individual #health status. More on the aims of the project👇
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1 week ago
. @MetzTilly stresses that we need to act now and we need to act together" on #mentalhealth! She pointed out that she believes we can make real change happen.
#EUMentalHealth #MHEPCoalition #MEPsforMentalHealth
1 week ago
. @Kympouropoulos points out the need for more research on #mentalhealth and the need to make mental health a central health issue for the EU for next year!
#EUMentalHealth #MHEPCoalition #MEPsforMentalHealth
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1 week ago
. @juozas_olekas points out the importance of tackling stigma in schools regarding #mentalhealth in order to ensure a better future for children and young people!
#EUMentalHealth #MHEPCoalition #MEPsforMentalHealth
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1 week ago
Estrella Dura Ferrandis MEP points out her focus on #mentalhealth in the workplace and stresses that the workplace is a major factor in mental health. She highlights the importance of work-life balance & the right to disconnect! #EUMentalHealth #MHEPCoalition #MEPsforMentalHealth GamianE photo

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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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