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Developing trust and effective care for people with depression: Patients and Psychiatrists working in partnership

The EPA and GAMIAN-Europe launch the report “Developing trust and effective care for people with depression: Patients and Psychiatrists working in partnership”. Basing on the perspectives of both patients and psychiatrists, the report explores the patient-clinician experiences and identify ways…

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MEP Alliance for Mental Health: Virtual Meeting

EPA MEP Alliance for mental health GAMIAN-EUROPE

On 15 July 2020, the MEP Alliance for Mental Health held its first virtual meeting, co-organised by GAMIAN-Europe and the EPA, under the title “Learning from the impact of COVID-19 measures: finding the balance between physical and mental health”. Members…

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EPA Virtual Congress: Watch the EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides’ speech at the EPA Forum 2020

EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides' speech at the EPA Forum 2020

The EPA Forum 2020 had the exceptional participation of Stella Kyriakides, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. In her opening speech on Saturday 4 July, the EU Commissioner stated that the current pandemic has brought more awareness to mental…

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Take part in the international COH-FIT survey!

Collaborative Outcomes study on Health and Functioning during Infection Times (COH-FIT)

The international Collaborative Outcomes study on Health and Functioning during Infection Times (COH-FIT) collects information from adults, adolescents, and children in the general population on physical and mental health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as 6 and 12 months…

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COVID-19: follow upcoming webinars on mental health care challenges

We are happy to invite you to the upcoming webinar on mental health challenges during the COVID-19 health crisis. The webinar on “The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of healthcare workers” will take place on Friday…

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Annual Recover-E Project meeting: achievements, challenges and why you should join us in Madrid

On 6 February, the EPA took part in the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Recover-E project held in Utrecht, Netherlands. The meeting, organised by the Trimbos Institute (project coordinator), has gathered together all partners of the Recover-E project to discuss about the…

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First meeting of the Mental Health Workforces’ group

What if European associations working on mental health gathered together to discuss how best to collaborate to improve the quality of mental health care in the EU? That’s what happened on 10 January, what a good way to start 2020! Under…

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Women’s Health Information Day at the European Parliament

In the run-up to the 2019 European Parliament elections, the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) officially launched its EU Manifesto for Women’s Health in the European Parliament on 10 October 2018. The Manifesto lays out ways in which Europe can do…

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EPA Statement for World Mental Health Day

European Psychiatric Association World Mental Health Day

On the occasion of today’s #WorldMentalHealthDay, the EPA and its National Psychiatric Associations (NPAs) join the WHO “40 Seconds of Action” campaign to increase awareness of the tremendous impact of suicide as a global public health problem and exchange knowledge…

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EPA Statement on Suicide Prevention: Everyone is Concerned!

World Suicide Prevention Day

Today on World Suicide Prevention Day, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) highlights the importance of investing in suicide prevention and promoting cross-sectoral collaboration for the development of effective practices. “Suicide prevention should be included as a top priority in the…

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