To mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2023, the European Commission is holding a half-day, high-level conference in Brussels, hosted by Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. This event will bring together hundreds of representatives from the EU institutions, national governments, international organisations and other interested partners to raise awareness of the new approach, hear from experts and those with lived experience, and to exchange on good practices linked to the following topics:
Mental health across all policies
Promotion & Prevention
Equal access for all
Confirmed speakers include: Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for health and food safety, Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President of the European Commission, Dr. Péter Takác, Hungarys Secretary of State for Health, Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian Minister Social Affairs, Sara Cerdas, MEP, Catherine Brogan, President of Mental Health Europe, Rozina Spinnoy, Mental Health Europe, Member and BIDS BELGIUM, Founder, Gilmour Borg, Athlete Leader from Special Olympics Malta.