In recent months, discussions on brain health have much focused on how to bring brain research and brain health on the European agenda. Patient organisations have also been very active in bringing their views to the discussion. However, we increasingly find that in relation to research in brain health and innovation, patient involvement has not [...]
On 16 March 2021, on the occasion of Brain Awareness Week 2021, the European Brain Council, in partnership with the European Federation of Neurological Associations & GAMIAN-Europe, held an event on Patient Engagement in EU-Funded Brain Research Projects. The event aimed to shed light on the current state of patient engagement in EU-funded brain [...]
In a meeting of the MEP Alliance for Mental Health, held on 10 November, representatives of mental health-related organisations and MEPs underlined the need and voiced their support for a dedicated European Year for Mental Health, to be instigated in the short term. Background to this event, organised by GAMIAN-Europe, is the general [...]
The European Brain Council is glad to announce the release of its 2019 Annual Report, filled with content shedding light on projects, events and activities and further achievements of EBC, its members and its stakeholders. You can read and download the full report here.
Today, the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental health, Well-being and Brain Disorders (with co-hosting MEPs Tomas Zdechovsky and Nessa Childers), EBC, GAMIAN-Europe, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA), EUFAMI, the Expert Platform on Depression, Eurocarers, the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), the UEMS – Sector of Psychiatry and the International Federation for Psychotherapy launch a joint policy paper on [...]
On 12 July 2017, the meeting of the MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain, and the Interest Group on Mental Health, Well-being and Brain Disorders took place in the European Parliament (Brussels) in partnership with EBC. The event was hosted by MEPs Jana Žitňanská, Marian Harkin, Michał Boni and Marek Plura. The well-attended and [...]
On March 8th, 2017 EBC attended the joint meeting of the MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain and the Interest Group on Mental Health, Wellbeing and Brain Disorders, hosted by MEP Marian Harkin, held at the European Parliament in Brussels. The topic of the meeting was how to optimize the European social pillar in [...]
Mental health is everyone’s concern: A Joint statement by 17 European organisations, including EBC, released on Monday 13th February is calling for more action on Mental Health in Europe Our joint statement on mental health urges the EU and Member States to step up efforts to fully implement the Joint Action’s resulting Framework for Action [...]