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5 01-2024

The Evolution of Mental Health


Academia, corporate leaders, finance executives, and trailblazing entrepreneurs will coalesce for a dynamic set of panel discussions on The Evolution of Mental Health at the House of Trust event during the 2024 World Economic Forum! We'll explore the transformative journey of mental health, exploring its modern evolution, the pivotal role of businesses in promoting [...]

1 12-2023

Assessing the Value of Mental Health Treatments for Youth in Europe | European Congress of Psychiatry


EBC is pleased to host a symposium on ‘Assessing the Value of Mental Health Treatments for Youth in Europe’, set to take place on 7 April 2024 at 10:00-11:30 at the 32nd European Congress of Psychiatry. While substantially diverse across healthcare segments and ill-health conditions, excess healthcare costs associated with the increased risks of physical comorbidities linked to mental [...]

31 10-2023

Rethinking Schizophrenia Project Launched at the Brain Innovation Days


The European Brain Council (EBC) is very pleased to announce the start of the Rethinking Schizophrenia project, launched at the Brain Innovation Days, organised by EBC, which took place on 26-27 October 2023 in Brussels. During the third edition of the event, participants had the opportunity to explore the Rethinking Schizophrenia poster exhibition, featuring [...]

31 07-2023

EBC joins EU-level mental health organisations call on EPSCO Council for concrete action on mental health


On July 28, on the occasion of the informal EPSCO Council, EBC joined 5 organisations active in the area of mental health representing mental health professionals, patients, carers and brain researchers, to call on the Spanish Presidency to consider proposing concrete EU-level action on mental health. This call is issued against the background of [...]

31 07-2023

Strategic framework for improvement of mental health in the Republic of Croatia until 2030


The Croatian Government adopted the Strategic Framework for Mental Health until 2030. The document recognizes mental health as a public health priority and stresses the need to undertake comprehensive and specific measures of health promotion, prevention and protection of mental health and treatment of mental disorders. It describes an increased prevalence of mental disorders [...]

9 11-2022

Local action, regional transformation: WHO Pan-European Mental Health Coalition Meeting


WHO/Europe held the second meeting of its Pan-European Mental Health Coalition on 23–24 November 2022 in Ankara, Turkey, jointly hosted with the fourth Annual Conference on Social Inclusion of Persons with Mental Disabilities. Held in hybrid format, the conference aimed to leverage regional momentum and continue advocating for the necessary actions to improve mental [...]

9 11-2022

Mental Health Week events in Greece – with special focus on child and adolescent mental health


EBC as a member of the pan-European Mental Health Coalition (*) working package on mental health and well-being of children, adolescents and youth and in the framework of the joint Value of Treatment study on anorexia nervosa, autism and depression in Europe participated online in the Mental Health Week meeting that took place in [...]

25 04-2022

Value of Treatment Symposium on Mental Health | 30th European Congress of Psychiatry


Recent studies underscore the severity of the mental health challenges children and adolescents face that can lead to high disability. There are numerous unmet needs along the care pathways, although effective early detection and interventions exist. Navigating the mental health services system is often complex for families, due to fragmented or disrupted services. The Value [...]

10 10-2021

EBC raises awareness on World Mental Health Day


EBC is happy to support and recognise World Mental Health Day, which takes place annually on 10 October. The overall objective of World Mental Health Day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilise efforts in support of mental health. This year's theme is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal [...]

26 03-2021

Event Report: “Patient Engagement in EU-Funded Brain Research Projects”


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 [...]

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