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Welcome to the newly Elected EPA Board Members!

The EPA is pleased to welcome its new members to the EPA Board: Livia De Picker – Belgium Lars Lien – Norway Jerzy Samochowiec – Poland Umberto Volpe – Italy Urs Würsch – Switzerland The duration of their mandate is 4 years,…

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The EPA calls for prioritisation of people with mental disorders for Covid-19 vaccination

18 February 2021 — A survey by Europe’s main psychiatric and mental health patient organisations shows that only 4 out of 20 European countries prioritise COVID vaccinations for individuals with severe mental disorders (such as psychosis and mood problems), despite…

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A Message from EPA President, Philip Gorwood

EPA President Philip Gorwood 2019

Dear EPA Members, colleagues and friends, As I present my wishes for the new year to the whole EPA community, it is difficult to envisage 2021 without looking back at 2020. Who could have imagined the upheaval the pandemic has…

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Become an EPA Ambassador!

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To be able to efficiently represent the views of psychiatrists and shape better mental health policies and programmes in Europe, the EPA is creating a pool of psychiatrists, called the EPA Ambassadors, who will be the force behind this important…

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EPA Resources for COVID-19

The EPA is deeply concerned by the current COVID-19 pandemic and its tremendous impact on the lives of people worldwide. There is a wide consensus that the COVID-19 pandemic not only affects physical health, but also mental health and well-being…

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Follow the EPA on Instagram!

The EPA is now on Instagram! Follow the official EPA profile @Euro_Psychiatry for exclusive content including behind the scenes photos and sneak peeks of our events! As we approach the EPA Congress in Madrid from 28-31 March, make sure to follow…

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New partnership with the European Academy of Neurology

The year 2020 begins on the hats of wheels in terms of strengthened collaboration with partner organisations and stakeholders’ partnership. The European Academy of Neurology (EAN) and the EPA have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This framework will…

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Working together to lead the EPA to further growth

EPA President Philip Gorwood 2019

The past four months have seen intense activity of the EPA Board, Committees, NPAs, Sections and Members; and in parallel of the EPA staff from Strasbourg and Brussels offices. Building on the many successes of past presidents, we made significant progress towards achieving…

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