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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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Open consultation on the Shared European Brain Research Agenda

The EU-funded project European Brain Research Area (EBRA) has opened a consultation for the Shared European Brain Research Agenda (SEBRA). The development of the Shared European Brain Research Agenda was launched in December 2019 and is currently underway within the EBRA project,…

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9th Awareness Week on Alcohol related Harm (AWARH)

The Awareness Week on Alcohol related Harm (AWARH) is an EU-level awareness raising campaign aimed at providing information on the effects of alcohol consumption. The EPA is one of the endorsing organisations of the 9th edition of the AWARH, which…

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Minds Our Rights, Now! – A Global Mental Health Summit

On 5 and 6 October 2021, Paris will host the 3rd edition of the global mental health summit “Minds Our Rights, Now!”. This summit aims to strengthen international efforts that support mental health, promote respect for rights in mental health and…

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The Value of Treatment for Brain Disorders: Synthesis Meeting 2021

Launched in 2017, the EBC-led Value of Treatment (VOT) for Brain Disorders in Europe is a health economics & outcomes research project addressing the burden of brain disorders. A first analysis of 9 neurological and mental disorders was conducted and…

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“Better mental health together”: a statement of the EPA and the Europe Region World Physiotherapy

On the occasion of the 2021 European Public Health Week, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) join forces with the Europe Region World Physiotherapy to launch a statement on the importance of healthcare professionals’ collaboration to optimize mental and physical health care. Particularly in…

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“Joining forces to tackle an unprecedented challenge!”: EPA Press Release on World Mental Health Day 2020

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day (10 October), the EPA publishes a Press Release to highlight the importance of ensuring quality care to all. In particular, the EPA calls for the need to allocate adequate resources and develop…

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