FamiliarMente receives audience with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

Portuguese mental health association FamiliarMente was received by President šMarcelo Rebelo de Sousa on 15 May, 2017 to mark International Family Day.  The association’s President and vice-President, Joaquina Castelão and Miguel Durães discussed various issues connected to mental health with specific emphasis on the role of family carers.

FamiliarMente also participated in EUFAMI’s Annual General Meeting between 9-11 June, 2017 and updated members on some of its key developments in the first 6 months of the year, including šthe appointment of FamiliarMente, as an effective member of the National Health Council after being elected by the National Parliament.

On š19 July 2017 FamiliarMente will attend the National Parliament for a public plenary session to assess a petition launched by the association.

For a round-up of all the association’s key events please consult the following Powerpoint below:

 

 

Movement to transform mental health g...

A profound shift in the way mental health care is delivered globally is underway, according to Michelle Funk and Natalie Drew at the World Health Organization's Department of Mental Health and Subs...

Read

EUFAMI joins EU forensic mental healt...

EUFAMI is delighted to be joining the European Study on Violence Risk and Mental Disorders (EUVIORMED), an EU project working on improving and standardising forensic psychiatric care across Europe....

Read

EUFAMI attends 30th ECNP Congress in ...

EUFAMI attended the  30th  European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress in Paris between 2-5 September.  The event brings together some 6000 delegates, including neuroscientists, psychiatri...

Read