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Greek Carers Network EPIONI

Greek Carers Network EPIONI

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Since: 09.02.2018
A Non-profit Organization

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EPIONI: Webinar about young carers of parents with mental illness

27.10.2021 Share

On 25 October 2021, Epioni organized a hybrid event at Innovathens / Technopolis City of Athens aimed at young carers who have parents with mental health challenges. The event was welcomed by MEP Mrs. Elena Kountoura and hosted notable speakers such as psychiatrists Dr. Orestis Giotakos who discussed the “care for my brain” perspective and Dr. Georgia Balta who presented the topic “Parents with mental illness: the place of the child”

The Director of the European Federation of Associations of Families of People with Mental Illness EUFAMI, Mr. John Saunders, spoke about depression experienced by families.

Mrs. Stefania Buoni, President of the Italian organisation COMIP, talked about the children of parents with mental health problems and will give suggestions and good practices to support them.

The webinar was supported by the Society of Social Psychiatry P. Sakellaropoulos, Obrela, Edra, and the European Network of Active Living for Mental Health (ENALMH).

Sponsors: Lundbeck, Interamerican, and the Saronic Nephrological Center.

Communication sponsors:,

The meeting was part of the Share4Carers project with the following partners: Dynami Zois, EPIONI, Gaziantep University, COMIP, Centre Neuro Psychiatrique Saint-Martin, EUFAMI and Fondazione Internazionale Don Luigi Di Liegro.

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