Society of Social Psychiatry and Mental Health (S.S.P & M.H.) is a non-profit, scientific organization, which was founded in 1986 by the child and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Professor Panayiotis Sakellaropoulos. The S.S.P.& M.H. has made a significant contribution to Greece’s psychiatric reform by providing high quality psychiatric and psychological support services in order to promote good mental health and well-being. Underlined and guided by the ideological framework of social psychiatry the S.S.P.& M.H. delivers all its prevention and therapeutic services within the community. Particular emphasis is placed on the provision of out-of-hospital treatment to avoid hospitalization and institutionalization.


All services provided by the S.S.P.& M.H. are for free.

The S.S.P.& M.H. is funded by the Ministry of Health, EU projects and private donations.