european psychiatric association

EPA celebrates its 40th Anniversary!

On 6 December 2023, the EPA celebrates its 40th Anniversary! Since its establishment in 1983, the EPA has been working towards the improvement of care for people with mental disorders as well as the development of professional excellence for psychiatrists….

EPA Statement: Conflict in Israel, Gaza and beyond

Strasbourg and Brussels, 20 October 2023 The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) notes with utmost concern, the shocking events of the morning of Saturday 7 October 2023, and the ensuing violence and turmoil affecting very many people. The EPA is a…

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EIWH-EPA Webinar on “The Interplay of Gender and Mental Health: A Global Health Issue” – 12 September

The EPA and the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) organised a joint Webinar on “The Interplay of Gender and Mental Health: A Global Health Issue“. During the Webinar that took place on 12 September from 10:00 to 11:30 CEST,…

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EPA response to the EU Commission comprehensive approach to Mental Health

The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) welcomes the new EU Commission comprehensive approach to Mental Health, released on 7 June 2023. Mental illnesses are increasing in Europe, and worldwide, being among the leading causes of disability and making a detrimental impact…

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Welcome to the newly elected EPA Office Bearers!

The EPA Board met in Brussels on 27 April 2023 to hold elections for five EPA Office Bearers’ positions. We are proud to announce the election of Andrea Fiorillo as President Elect, Martina Rojnic Kuzman as Treasurer, and Jerzy Samochowiec as Secretary for Sections, as well…

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Contribute to the development of a European Pain Research strategy!

The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) is a member of the European Pain Forum, an initiative of the European Pain Federation EFIC that brings together all scientific societies relevant to pain science and pain management. EFIC is working on the development…

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EPA launches its 2022 Ambassadors Survey!

Following the successful surveys launched in 2020 and 2021 with more than 900 responses collected from all over Europe, the European Psychiatric Association is glad to announce the launch of the third edition of its Ambassadors’ Programme. Started in 2020, this initiative…

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EPA takes part in the EMA HCPWP!

Since 2020, the EPA is part of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) network of Eligible healthcare professionals’ organisations. In 2022, the EPA was accepted to take part in the EMA Healthcare Professionals’ Working Party (HCPWP) for the mandate 2022-2025. The HCPWP…

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Results of COVID-19 Survey with GAMIAN-Europe: Are mental health needs being met by services?

In 2021, GAMIAN-Europe and the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) distributed a survey to their respective networks of patients and healthcare professionals to evaluate whether mental health needs are being met during the Covid-19 pandemic. The survey was translated into 11…

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