The Greek Carers Network EPIONI was established in 2016 and is a member of Eurocarers. One facet of EPIONI activities is the organisation of meetings, with the participation of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, lawyers and other professionals, aimed at the general public, and especially caregivers of people with a disability or illness.
EPIONI is organizing a workshop entitled "Caring for Carers" to be held in Athens on 19 September 2017 (17:00 - 20:00) with the support of the office of the European Parliament in Greece.
The meeting will open with welcome addresses from MEP Tomáš DVOŘÁK (Czech Republic), former MEP Nickos Chrysogelos, Professor of Psychiatry and President of the World Mental Health Federation (WFMH) Mr. George Christodoulou, and the President of the Pan-Hellenic Federation of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Neurologist-Psychiatrist, Professor Magda Tsolakis (AUTh),
Key note speeches will follow by the Director of the European Umbrella of Carers' Organizations Eurocarers Mr. Stacy Igemonos, the Deputy Professor of Psychiatry Georgios Kallergis, the psychologists Mrs. Christina Karamperi, Mrs. Marina Makri, legal scientists and health professionals.
The meeting is being held with the cooperation of the European Federation working for Carers, Eurocarers, the Panhellenic Federation of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, the Social Cooperative Society, "Wind of Renewal", the Panhellenic Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Occupational Reintegration PEPSAEE, and obrela