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Director’s Messages about Health Disparities

Around the World and Back Again: Global Mental Health Efforts

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Mental illnesses are a global problem. In this Director’s Message, Dr. Gordon discusses his recent trip to Nepal and Kenya to see how NIMH is helping bring cutting-edge research to bear on the problems facing individuals with mental illnesses in low-resource settings.

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Confronting Bias to Advance Science

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Dr. Gordon discusses the presence—and negative impact—of bias in science and how we can take positive steps as individuals and organizations to challenge these assumptions and combat their damaging effects.

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Mental Health Research—Diversity Matters

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In recognition of National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, Dr. Gordon highlights efforts within the NIMH research portfolio to address disparities in mental health and access to care.

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