FamiliarMente receives audience with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Portuguese mental health association FamiliarMente was received by President Marcelo 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 the appointment of FamiliarMente, as an effective member of the National Health Council after being elected by the National Parliament.
On 19 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: