27 June 2018

How EU funding can promote community-based mental health services, European Parliament, 11 July

Mental Health Europe (MHE) is set to present a series of policy recommendations at an event in the European Parliament later this month.


The event – entitled How EU funding can promote community based mental health services – will see MEPs, experts and the public come together to discuss MHE’s Mapping and Understanding Exclusion report.


Mapping and Understanding Exclusion plots institutional, coercive and community-based mental health services and practices in 36 European countries. It includes exclusive data and testimonies about mental health systems, ongoing human rights violations and the changes on the horizon.




Speakers at the event will include:


Tomáš Zdechovský

Member of the European Parliament, EPP

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Brando Benifei

Member of the European Parliament, S&D


Maria Nyman

Director, Mental Health Europe


Dr Michelle Funk

Coordinator, Mental Health Policy and Service Development, World Health Organisation

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Gabor Petri

Researcher at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent

Nigel Henderson

Nigel Henderson

Chief Executive, Penumbra

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Heini Kapanen

Development Director, Finnish Central Association for Mental Health

More information


Unfortunately, all the limited number of places for the event on 11 July have now been reserved.


For further information please contact Robin Murphy on robin.murphy@mentalhealtheurope.org.

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