The event for carers took place on Monday, December 2, 2019, 17.00-19.30, at Alkamenous 8. The event featured speeches from mental health professionals. Relatives and carers of people receiving daycare services were invited.
A representative from PEPSAEE presented the services provided and actions performed for carers. In addition to informing them about their actions, EPIONI shared the developments at the European level for carers. A mental health professional from the field gave his perspective on carer care and spoke about carers’ definition and role.
The aim of the event was to inform carers about the services they can offer and to initiate a constructive dialogue on the care they receive or need.
Ms. Berk Aristea, a daycare psychotherapist and therapist at Aiginitio Hospital, with the dual role of a mental health professional and relative/carer, offered her perspective. Ms. Triantopoulou Maria, a psychiatrist at the Attica Hospital “Sotiria” delivered a related speech.