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24 May 2023

MHE releases Policy Recommendations: Paving the way to mentally healthy communities enabling everybody to thrive

Includes key priorities for action in reshaping the environments that influence mental health (such as home, education, workplaces and broader communities).

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24 May 2023

Press Release: 4th European Mental Health Week

MHE unveils transformative Policy Recommendations at the 4th European Mental Health Week to emphasize the widespread awareness and increased value that should be given to mental health and its determinants.

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6 May 2023

Report on ‘A Comprehensive Approach to Mental Health: Plan, Act, Change’ meeting at the European Parliament

The Coalition for Mental Health and Wellbeing and the MEP Alliance for Mental Health gathered stakeholders and experts to discuss the content of the upcoming mental health initiative. A report summarising this meeting is available.

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26 April 2023

Mental Health Europe Releases a Toolkit on Co-Creation

This Toolkit provides guidelines and good practices on the psychosocial model and how it works in practice in different sectors and for different actors.

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26 April 2023

Mental Health Europe releases ‘Mental Health: The Power of Language’ – A glossary of terms and words

This glossary of terms and words used in the area of mental health aims to help pave the way to de-stigmatisation. When we want to see the right changes both in policy and in our day-to-day lives, we need to use the right terms and words.

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19 April 2023

The HPP Mental Health in all Policies Thematic Network released a Joint Statement

The EU Health Policy Platform on Mental Health in all Policies has released a Joint Statement: A proposal for a win-win Mental Health in all Policies approach. Organisations are invited to read the joint statement and endorse it before 22 May 2023.

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10 April 2023

Mental Health Europe Releases a Toolkit on the Psychosocial Model of Mental Health

This Toolkit provides guidelines and good practices on the psychosocial model and how it works in practice in different sectors and for different actors.

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14 February 2023

Mentally healthy communities: European Mental Health Week, 22-28 May 2023

MHE invites you to celebrate the fourth edition of the European Mental Health Week, which will run from 22 May until 28 May 2023. The goal is to increase understanding and learning about mental health in our communities, schools, workplaces, and at home so that everyone can thrive and flourish at every stage of life.   

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6 February 2023

PERISCOPE MOOC ‘Strengthening territorial response for better health’ launched on Coursera

Mental Health Europe is pleased to announce the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) ‘Strengthening territorial response for better health’ developed under the PERISCOPE project is now available on Coursera.

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18 January 2023

MHE releases new report on digitalisation and mental health

Read MHE's report, which provides an assessment of the risks and opportunities related to living and working in a digital world, as well as to digital provision of mental health care services.

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19 December 2022

MHE releases Guidelines on access to justice for persons with psychosocial disabilities

Read MHE's Guidelines on what access to justice means in practice for persons with psychosocial disabilities and how to ensure that this right is respected and implemented. These guidelines can be of help to any stakeholder within all the branches of the justice system and any participant in legal proceedings.

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1 November 2022

Statement on the new mental health initiative by the European Parliament Coalition on Mental Health and Wellbeing

The European Parliament Coalition for Mental Health and Wellbeing appreciates the commitment to bring forward EU policies and actions on mental health and calls on the European Commission to utilise this moment to ensure transformational change on mental health.

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26 October 2022

MHE Publishes Paper on Mental health and geopolitical crises: Ukraine and beyond

This paper explores the short, medium and the long-term challenges to mental health linked to the Ukraine war and beyond. Mental health support should be prioritised as part of a comprehensive approach to well-being.

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10 October 2022

Press Release: World Mental Health Day 2022

Press Release for World Mental Health Day 2022, including comments from Commissioner Stella Kyriakides and MHE Director Claudia Marinetti.

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12 May 2022

MHE publishes urgent policy recommendations to support young people’s mental health

Read Mental Health Europe's Policy Asks to urgently undertake action and make use of this momentum for positive change.

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10 May 2022

MHE launches a ‘Short Guide for Young Adults on Mental Health’

In this short guide, we navigate readers through the mental health journey, including what mental health is, how and when problems might develop and what can be done to feel more in control of one’s own journey.

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9 May 2022

The 2022 European Mental Health Week: It is time to speak up to shape a brighter future for young people

Mental Health Europe launches the third edition of the European Mental Health Week ‘Speak up for mental health’ to shine the spotlight on youth mental health as a high-profile societal issue now and in the foreseeable future.

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28 March 2022

Speak up for mental health: European Mental Health Week, 9-13 May 2022

MHE is hosting the 3rd edition of the European Mental Health Week. The theme ‘Speak up for mental health’ will shine the spotlight on youth mental health as a high-profile societal issue.

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3 December 2021

International Day of Persons with Disabilities: MHE flags the systemic issues that must be addressed to tackle discrimination and secure inclusion for all

Guided by key international and European frameworks such as the UN CRPD and the European Disability Rights Strategy, MHE is dedicated to a fairer, more equal society and fully endorses the shift towards the psychosocial approach to disability.

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2 December 2021

European Day of Persons with Disabilities (EDPD): MHE reiterates that mental health should be considered in all policies

MHE Vice-President Kristijan Grđan spoke on 2 December at this year's conference organised by the European Commission in partnership with the European Disability Forum (EDF). He highlighted that mental health laws in countries across Europe unfortunately allow for the discrimination of people with psychosocial disabilities.

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14 October 2021

New Strategy launch tackles ‘urgent mental health priorities’ for Europe

To mark World Mental Health Day, Mental Health Europe launched its Strategic Plan that outlines some of the most urgent mental health priorities including tackling discrimination and securing equal access to services.

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30 June 2021

Protect the human rights of migrants with mental health problems

Mental Health Europe endorses the policy recommendations made by the Consortium on Refugees' and Migrants' Mental Health (CoReMH).

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7 April 2021

World Health Day 2021: Inequalities in mental health is a systemic issue and should be addressed at its core

To mark World Health Day, Mental Health Europe calls on governments to support mental health promotion, prevention, and services.

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17 December 2020

New co-chairs of European Parliament’s Coalition for Mental Health and Wellbeing announced

Mental Health Europe is pleased to introduce the new co-chairs of the Coalition of Mental Health and Wellbeing in the European Parliament.

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9 October 2020

Mental health is not a Cinderella issue: it is a fundamental human right and a wise investment in the future

To mark World Mental Health Day 2020, MHE urges governments to step up efforts in supporting the mental health of millions of Europeans.

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4 May 2020

Together we can make it

Mental Health Europe launches the first European mental health awareness week ‘Together we can make it’ to highlight the importance of mental health during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

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27 February 2020

New data shows the need for mental health synergies across Europe

MHE has conducted a scoping review of the national developments in mental health policies from 2017 to 2019.

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19 February 2020

Turn promises into action: put mental health at the heart of EU policy-making

Members of the European Parliament and civil society call on the European Commission to develop EU Mental Health Strategy.

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18 December 2019

Adequate funding needed to support migrants’ mental health, new report finds

On International Migrants Day, Mental Health Europe and the European Public Health Alliance release a summary report looking into the use of EU funds for migrants' mental health.

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10 December 2019

What we really need is support, not coercion

Mental Health Europe marks Human Rights Day today by calling on the European States to promote mental health services that respect human rights.

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