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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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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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10 October 2019

To build a Europe without suicide, governments must act now

In a call to mark World Mental Health Day 2019, Mental Health Europe urges national governments to incorporate suicide prevention into national health, education and labour programmes and the EU to take the lead in supporting Member State in these efforts.

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12 August 2019

Young people and mental health: new infographic explains how to help adolescents thrive

On International Youth Day, Mental Health Europe releases a new infographic with guidance on how to promote young people’s mental health.

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24 July 2019

MHE’s reaction to the Draft Council Conclusions on the Economy of Well-being

On 25 July 2019, members of the Social Questions Working Party will discuss the Draft Council Conclusions on the Economy of Well-being prepared by the Finnish Presidency to the Council of the European Union.

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26 June 2019

MHE’s reaction to the Council of Europe’s resolution on ending coercion in mental health

On 26 June 2019, the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly adopted resolution and recommendations on ending coercion in mental health. Mental Health Europe welcomes the adoption of this resolution.

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9 May 2019

MHE reveals second collaboration with the Swedish fashion brand Monki

Embrace your feels

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28 April 2019

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019: No Future of Work without Mental Health

No Future of Work without Mental Health

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7 April 2019

World Health Day: European health organisations speak out on Universal Health Coverage

An urgent call for EU action to deliver the right to health

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6 March 2019

European Elections 2019: Did you know that thousands of Europeans will not be able to vote because of their disability?

MHE launches new video on the right to vote

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23 January 2019

New report from Mental Health Europe unveils ambiguous links between the health industry and the medical community

A unique report

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27 November 2018

Health at a glance 2018: mental health as a major European public health concern

MHE hopes the 2018 Health at a Glance report will serve as a wake-up call for the EU and its Member States.

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10 October 2018

MHE, MEPs, Commission and Young People come together to mark World Mental Health Day

MHE has marked World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018) by bringing together young people, politicians and experts.

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11 July 2018

NGOs, academics and MEPs: Use future EU funding to promote human rights compliant mental health services

Mental health experts have called on the European Union (EU) to use the next round of EU funding to promote further reforms to mental health services.

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18 June 2018

MHE joins call urging Ministers to adopt Directive crucial for the mental health of workers

This week Ministers will meet to decide whether to back the Directive on Work-Life Balance for Parents and Carers.

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23 May 2018

2019 European Parliament elections: it is time to show that the voices of all EU citizens count

Outdated laws mean 500,000 people could be denied the right to vote.

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28 April 2018

World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Preserving the mental health of young workers and future generations

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7 April 2018

World Health Day 2018 and Health coverage for All: Bringing physical and mental health together

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8 March 2018

Ireland finally ratifies the UN CRPD

A long awaited ratification

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