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Brussels, 15 July 2020A virtual meeting, co-organised today by the MEP Alliance for Mental Health, patient-lead organisation GAMIAN-Europe and the European Psychiatric Association addressed the mental health impact of the measures taken to best manage and...

Time to act on mental health

Four MEP Alliance for Mental Health co-chairs (Alex Agius Saliba, Radka Maxová, Maria Walsh, and Tomas Zdechovsky) recently published an article in the Parliament Magazine on the need for a comprehensive EU Mental Health Strategy. 

The second edition of SYNCHROS newsletter

The current crisis is worldwide and the integration of cohort data from various studies and populations will become key to learn how to cope best with similar situations in the future. The quality of data is crucial, and today we see very...

A Pocket Guide to Agitation

A POCKET GUIDE TO AGITATION AND WHAT TO DO IN A CRISIS         This pocket guide is for people who experience agitation, their carers and close friends. This brief guide compliments the full version which can be accessed via GAMIAN-Europe and EUFAMI websites. It...

10 tips to handle anxiety and social isolation during this period

Being in self-isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic can lead to people experiencing anxiety and social isolation. This can happen to anyone, whether or not you faced mental health issues in the past. At GAMIAN-Europe, we think that looking after your mental health...

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...

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...

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...

Understanding And Managing Agitation Guide

UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING AGITATION A guide for patients and carers Agitation is a common experience for people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and dementia. Agitation is also experienced by people with depression and anxiety disorders. When agitation...

Suicide Prevention World Mental Health Day 2019

Suicide Prevention in young adults  World Mental Health Day 2019 Each year, there are 800.000 suicides globally with 56.000 of these in EU countries. 90% of suicide victims have been shown to have had a mental disorder. This is concerning as depression affects more...

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