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 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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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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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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