EPIONI on the occasion of the European Carers Day which is celebrated for the first time this year on October 6 but also the World Mental Health Day that is celebrated every year on October 10, organizes on Friday, 9 October 2020 at 16:00 a webinar for family caregivers. The focus is on caregivers’ need for access to more and better health services.

The webinar on October 9 will be held with the support of the European Parliament office in Greece, under the auspices of the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) and the European and Hellenic Psychiatric Association. Through short interventions, Greek and foreign speakers will refer to the aggravated conditions created for caregivers by the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for more awareness regarding brain diseases.

The online event will host important scientists such as Professor George Christodoulou, Dr. Kalliopi Panayotopoulou, the Vice President of the World Federation of Mental Health WFMH Dr. Roberto Mezzina and the Communications Officer of the European Federation EFNA Mrs. Elizabeth Cunningham. Mr. Haris Kountouros will represent the office of the European Parliament in Greece with a short greeting acknowledging the important contribution of caregivers to the health system. Ms. Cunningham will be referring to the European #BrainLifeGoals campaign, in which the EPIONI association is also participating.

We thank for their cooperation EFNA, Belgian Brain Council, EDRA, Society of Social Psychiatry and Mental Health Panagiotis Sakellaropoulos, Child and Adolescent Center, Alzheimer Hellas, Alzheimer Chalkida, Wind of Renewal and the Laboratory of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Department of Public and Community Health, University of West Attica

Finally, we would like to warmly thank the sponsors: Interamerican, Pfizer, Farmaserv Lilly, Novartis, Janssen Greece and the media sponsors: www.psychologynow.gr and https://dailypharmanews.gr/

Free registration at the following link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_k7up7Mr9QwS5rivgMeVw2g