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Press Releases

For more information about EPA events and relevant contact details, please consult the press release documents.

2023 EPA Congress Press Release, 27.03.2023, “The more traumatic the childhood, the angrier the adult”

2023 EPA Congress Press Release, 27.03.2023, “Bodies of people with mental illness are biologically older than their actual age”

2023 EPA Congress Press Release, 26.03.2023, “Childhood trauma linked to adult mental health problems: women harmed more by abuse, men by neglect”

2023 EPA Congress Press Release, 26.03.2023, “Scientists show that odours from other people’s sweat can help treat social anxiety”

2023 EPA Congress Press Release, 25.03.2023, “Major European study confirms drop in suicides in last decade: may be linked to active measures to prevent suicide”

2023 Press Release on the MoU signed between the EPA and the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH)

2022 EPA Virtual Congress Press Release, 07.06.2022, “COVID-19 conspiracy theories associated with depression”

2022 EPA Virtual Congress Press Release, 07.06.2022, “New study shows fewer suicide attempts in women using hormonal contraceptives: findings go against previous fears about attempted suicide and contraception “

2022 EPA Virtual Congress Press Release, 06.06.2022, “Babies exposed to COVID in the womb show neurodevelopmental changes”

2022 EPA Virtual Congress Press Release, 05.06.2022, “Psychotherapy found to be ineffective or unavailable for medicated patients with severe depression”

2021 Press Release for the EPA’s 4th Online Course, “Focus on Suicidal Behaviour”

2021 Press Release for The Lancet article on Vaccination Strategy

2020 EPA Press Release on World Mental Health Day

2020 EPA Press Release on Suicide Prevention

2020 Press Release on the EPA-GAMIAN Europe Report “Developing Trust and Effective Care for people with depression”

2020 Virtual Meeting of the MEP Alliance for Mental Health

2020 EPA Virtual Congress Press Release

2020 EPA Virtual Congress Media Advisory

2019 EPA Statement for World Mental Health Day

2019 EPA Statement on Suicide Prevention

2019 Journal Open Access Announcement 

2019 EU Elections Manifesto

2018 Policy Event Press Release

2018 Statement on World Mental Health Day

2016 Policy Event Press Release