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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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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

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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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