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Mental health in the digital workspace: Resolution adopted

Mental health in the digital workspace: Resolution adopted

On Tuesday the European Parliament voted to put preventative measures against technostress and over-connection in place as well as boost the benefits of working from home so as to safeguard mental health. They voted 501 in favour, 47 against and 85 abstentions....

MEP Alliance for Mental Health: Latest meeting report is available!

MEP Alliance for Mental Health: Latest meeting report is available!

On the 10th of May, 2022 the MEP Alliance met to further discuss the implementation of a Euopean year for Mental Health. The meeting was chaired by MEP Tomáš Zdechovský. The main focus of this particular meeting was had its theme around the priorities &...

COVID impact on mental health: Results of the II survey are out!

COVID impact on mental health: Results of the II survey are out!

Our first COVID-19 survey highlighted the pandemic's impact on mental health for people with a pre-existing mental health condition. Since then we took the initiative to see what is happening post-COVID-19; whether patient needs are being met, how mental health...

Safeguarding the future of brain health for patients: joint event

Safeguarding the future of brain health for patients: joint event

In recent months, discussions on brain health have much focused on how to bring brain research and brain health on the European agenda. Patient organisations have also been very active in bringing their views to the discussion. However, we increasingly find that in...

Brain Awareness Week: New video released!

Brain Awareness Week: New video released!

What does brain health mean to you? What is the relationship between brain health and mental health? What are the main challenges and what should we prioritise at policy level? For Brain Awareness Week 2022, we asked these questions to our member organisations and to...

Mental health in the digital world of work: Don’t miss the report

Mental health in the digital world of work: Don’t miss the report

On 27 September 2021, the MEP Alliance for Mental Health and the Coalition for Mental Health and Wellbeing took part in a virtual expert meeting aiming at gathering experts' opinions on the issues that should be addressed by a European Parliament Own...

Quality of Life: Release of new booklet and video testimonial!

Quality of Life: Release of new booklet and video testimonial!

    Quality of Life:     Brand-new booklet     and video testimonial!It is more important than ever, especially in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, that people with mental health problems are able to maintain good quality of life. For this reason, GAMIAN-Europe...

“Talk about it.” – Quality of Life Blog Series

“Talk about it.” – Quality of Life Blog Series

“Talk about it.”                                            GAMIAN-Europe Quality of Life Blog Series     Simone Gynnemo always knew something was wrong. Yet it took decades to hone in on what was causing her mood swings and affecting her quality of life....

WMHD 2021: MEPs call for a European year for mental health

WMHD 2021: MEPs call for a European year for mental health

With the occasion of World Mental Health Day members of the MEP Alliance for Mental Health took the opportunity to call for 2023 to be dedicated to mental health.  Click here to find the names and parties of the MEPs that supported the petition. 

“I was starting a new life.” – Quality of Life Blog Series

“I was starting a new life.” – Quality of Life Blog Series

“I was starting a new life.” GAMIAN-Europe Quality of Life Blog Series Ricky was in his early 30s when he first got fired from a job. He was often absent and unable to perform his duties, which took a toll on his professional life. He got fired three more times from...

“Don’t let it define you” – Quality of Life Blog Series

“Don’t let it define you” – Quality of Life Blog Series

  'Don't let it define you' GAMIAN-Europe Quality of Life Blog Series   As a singer, dancer and writer, Yammie Fishel is an inspiring example of what it means to thrive while coping with a mental health condition.  The 28-year-old Belgian was diagnosed with...

Call for stories! Mind@Work Project Press Release

Call for stories! Mind@Work Project Press Release

MIND@WORK PROJECT: JOINT PRESS STATEMENT COLLABORATIVE PROJECT INVITES YOUNG ADULTS TO SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES AND SHAPE HEALTHIER WORK CULTURES OF THE FUTURE 23.6.2021    The Mind@Work Project, a collaborative initiative between young adults, mental health...

Young people’s mental health: Call for services

Young people’s mental health: Call for services

   Call for services to host training abroad - providing a knowledge sharing visit and experiential placements with an organisation servicing young people who need mental health supportRichmond Foundation is in the process of setting up a Mental Well-being Center for...

‘Mental Health is everybody’s business’ MEPs and stakeholders

‘Mental Health is everybody’s business’ MEPs and stakeholders

In a statement sent today, 40 MEPs and over 120 concerned individuals and organisations call on the European Commission to designate 2023 as the European Year for Mental Health, in order to ‘Make Mental Health Everybody’s Business’.Press release                       ...

Release of the COVID-19 Survey Report!

Release of the COVID-19 Survey Report!

How did the pandemic affect individuals with pre-existing mental health conditions?    Our brand-new report gives an overview of the findings for an online survey carried out between September and December 2020 by GAMIAN-Europe; during the first year of the...

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