Part of the activities of Greek Carers Network Epioni is the organizing of informative events with the participation of professionals who provide answers to a wide range of issues of interest to the public and in particular to caregivers of people with a chronic illness or disability.

EPIONI organized for the 3rd year the event “Caregivers and Depression”. The event took place on October 7, 2022 at the Amarilia Hotel in Vouliagmeni and was broadcasted online.

“Caregivers and Depression” hosted notable speakers. Psychiatrist Mr Dimitrios Kontis presented the topic “Caring for caregivers with depression”. Psychiatrist Mr Dimitrios Roukas refered to the epidemiological data of depression in Greece. Psychiatrist Mr Dimos Dimelis spoke about suicide in depression. 

Finally, Dr Kelly Panagiotopoulou was referred to the hidden depression of the caregiver and the director of the European federation Eurocares Mr Stecy Yghemonos made a presentation on the topic “European Care Strategy and Informal Caregivers”

The conference was under the auspices of the Office of the European Parliament in Greece, the Region of Attica, the Municipality of Vari – Voula – Vouliagmeni and the Hellenic Psychiatric Association and is held in association with mental health organizations from Greece. 

Sponsors : VIANEX, Janssen, and Pfizer.  

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