european psychiatric association

Bulgaria Reform Report: The EPA advises for mental health services

In 2018, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) was invited to appoint an official team to visit and review mental health services in Bulgaria and advise the Ministry of Health regarding recommendations for a reform in mental health services. For the…

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Board Elections at EPA 2019 Warsaw – Apply now!

The next European Psychiatric Association Board will be elected during the General Assembly on Sunday, 7 April 2019 in Warsaw. The EPA Board is vested with the broadest powers to act on behalf of the EPA and to perform any…

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EPA kicks-off the project “European Brain Research Area”

The EPA is pleased to announce the launch of the EBRA-project – short for the European Brain Research Area which is led by the European Brain Council (EBC). As a member of the EBC, the EPA joined this consortium in order to optimise the…

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EPA supports world mental health day

The EPA is marking this year’s World Mental Health Day by emphasising the topic proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO), “Young people and mental health in a changing world”. On this day, EPA President Prof. Silvana Galderisi underlines the…

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The EPA launches new membership categories

The EPA is pleased to announce that two new membership categories have been created in order to expand EPA benefits and involvement opportunities within the global mental health community. Professionals working in and around the psychiatric field, including psychologists, neurologists, psychiatric…

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The EPA opposes U.S. policy separating families

The EPA joins the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics in opposing the U.S. immigration policy that separates children from their parents. This is inhuman and likely to have a profound and negative life-long impact on the mental and physical health…

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Patient organisations join the EPA

The EPA is very pleased to announce that patient organisations GAMIAN (Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks – Europe) and EUFAMI (European Federation of Association of Families of People with Mental Illness)have joined the EPA Board as ex-officio members. The inclusion of…

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The EPA subscribes the statement of the World Medical Association

In a statement released on 30 January 2018, the World Medical Association (WMA) has “expressed its grave concern over the arrests of leaders of the Turkish Medical Association (TMA).” Representatives of the TMA were detained after publicly voicing opposition to war, citing…

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Message from the EPA president

EPA President Silvana Galderisi addressed the following message to all EPA leaders, members and supporters in the most recent Newsletter from October 2017: Distinguished Colleagues, Dear EPA Members, My message is aimed to highlight the main achievements and challenges of the…

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