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Signature of the Memorandum of Understanding

On 9th December 2016, during the EPA Policy Event, in which GAMIAN-Europe participated, GE president Hilkka Karkainen and EPA President Professor Dr. Wolfgang Gaebel signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the European Psychiatic Assosiation (EPA) and...

REPORT – PREVENTING SUICIDE – THE EVIDENCE AND NEXT STEPS

European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Health, Well-being and Brain Disorders, the Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe (GAMIAN-Europe) together with Expert Platform on Mental Health -Focus on Depression (EPD)- organized on November 9th...

GAMIAN-Europe at the 29th ECNP Congress

GAMIAN-Europe at the 29th ECNP CongressGamian-Europe members participated in the The 29th Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) that was held in Vienna. Together with Expert Platform and EUfami, GAMIAN-Europe contributed in the Patient...

WFMH report 2016

Download the WFMH report 2016 by clicking here 

Proposal for an EU-level Action Plan

Ensuring implementation of the Joint Action on Mental health and Well-being:  Proposal for an EU-level Action Plan  1       Introduction This document contains the rationale and draft framework for a future EU level Action programme on Mental Health and Well-being. ...

Message from WFMH

Dear ColleaguesWe are pleased to inform you that the International Diploma on Mental Health, Human Rights and Law is currently accepting applications for the academic year 2016-17. The Diploma, now in its ninth year of existence, is a collaboration between the World...

New Executive Director

Paul Arteel, executive director of Gamian-Europe since mid 2009, retires at the end of February.2016The board has engaged Nigel Olisa as the new executive director from 1st March 2016Paul Arteel will be active as senior policy advisor until the end of 2016 

New president

At the board meeting of January 16th 2016 Yoram Cohen, was installed as president of Gamian-Europe.

European Congress of Psychiatry (Madrid)

The 24th European Congress of Psychiatry (EPA 2016), will take place in Madrid, Spain on 12-15 March 2016. Guided by the motto "Towards a Common Language in European Psychiatry", EPA 2016 will cover the newest psychiatric achievements: basic, clinical and...

WMHDay 2015

Press release Brussels, 10 October 2015 On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, the co-chairs of the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Health, Wellbeing and Brain Disorders and GAMIAN-Europe call on governments, the Commission and the parliaments of the...

In Memeriam Pedro Montellano (1968-2015)

  Dear Friends, Dear Colleagues, It is with great sadness that we inform you that our President Pedro Montellano passed away yesterday. Pedro was not only the President but a great colleague and friend. Pedro will be remembered as a very warm, committed person...

Press release on asylum seekers

Brussels, 21 September 2015Meeting in Brussels today, GAMIAN-Europe, the organisation of people with mental health problems, has called on governments, the Commission and the parliaments of the European Union to provide for the mental health needs of asylum seekers,...

Psychosis? Me?

A new booklet has been published, written for and by people who are susceptible to psychosis. The online version is free of charge and is sponsored by the Dutch Mental Health Fund and the Friends of Ypsilon. Click here for more information and to read the booklet.

European Medicines Agency

Hilkka Karkkainen, Gamian-board member, attended a training session for patients and consumers involved in EMA ( European Medicines Agency) activities on 25 November 2014 in London. I learned how medicines are evaluated at the EMA and what is scientific advice (SA)...

International Associations

Jacinta Hastings  represented GAMIAN-Europe at the 8th Union of International Associations (UIA) Round Table Europe 2-day event. This was held in the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Conference Village, Dublin on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th November last During the two...

European Elections

Great news: 4 out of our five Interest Group on Mental Health co-chairs have been re-elected: Marian Harkin, Jean Lambert, Nessa Childers and Francoise Grossetete. No news yet on Antonyia Parvanova. Letters to congratulate these MEPs have been prepared, and it is the...

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