Alcohol and Mental Health

European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Health, Well-being and Brain Disorders

Tuesday 11 February 2014 10.30 – 12.30

Alcohol and Mental health – the EU response.


Chair: Claudette Abela Baldacchino MEP

Welcome and introduction: Paul Arteel, GAMIAN-Europe

The link between alcohol and mental health: Prof. Geert Dom, University of Antwerp
IG 20140211 presentation G Dom Mental Health and Alcohol

Alcohol and mental health: what does it mean for patients?: Paul Arteel, GAMIAN-Europe
IG 20140211 presentation P Arteel Mental Health and Alcohol

Overview of current and future EU Action on alcohol: Attila Balogh, European Commission, DG SANCO, health determinants unit

Responses by MEPs: Claudette Abela Baldacchino MEP

Audience debate

Conclusions and close

Full report: report IG 20140211 Mental Health and Alcohol



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