European Depression Association (EDA)
06.10.2022: Last Sunday (02.10.2022) the 19th European Depression Day took place online including a press conference.
The thematic focus of EDD2022 was: Mental health in times of pandemic: risk and resilience factors in mental stress. For this purpose, an online press conference was held again this year, where different guests were asked about their experiences during and after the lock-down phase of the still ongoing pandemic and their coping strategies. The video of the press conference will be published here as soon as possible.
22.09.2021: The focus of the 18th European Depression Day on Sunday, 03 October 2021, is:
"Depression - Corona pandemic and its consequences for mental health". For the press release follow this link.
Since April 2020 Dr. Alexander Karabatsiakis is the national representative of Austria at the European Depression Association (EDA). The EDA aims improving social awareness to prevent stigmatization and social isolation of individuals suffering from depression. Additionally, facts and expert knowledge are shared with the community to communicate recent developments in the field of Depression research.
For more informationen regarding the EDA please see: https://www.europeandepressionday.eu/