Providing care to people with mental health problems

Joint Meeting of the European Parliament Interest Group on Carers and the

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

 

Date:                           12 January 2016, 12.30 – 14.30

Venue:                         European Parliament – Members Salons

 

DRAFT AGENDA

 A sandwich lunch will be offered

 Welcome and introductions

  • Heinz K Becker MEP
  • Cristian Silviu Busoi MEP
  • Nessa Childers MEP
  • Marian Harkin MEP
  • Jean Lambert MEP
  • Sirpa Pietikainen MEP

What do carers providing care to those affected by mental health issues face?

  • EUFAMI survey ‘Caring4Carers’
  • Hilde Lauwers and Bram Vermeulen, LUKAS, University of Leuven

 The carers experience

  • Spyros Zorbas, KINAPSI (GR)
  • Pia Hytonen, National Family Asociation Promoting Mental Health (FI)

 Response:

  • Juergen Scheftlein, European Commission, DG SANTE

 

Open Discussion

 

Conclusions and close

  • Heinz K Becker MEP
  • Cristian Silviu Busoi MEP
  • Nessa Childers MEP
  • Marian Harkin MEP
  • Jean Lambert MEP
  • Sirpa Pietikainen MEP

full report available here