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About NIMH

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

NIMH envisions a world in which mental illnesses are prevented and cured.

To transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

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About the Director

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Advisory Boards and Groups

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Strategic Plan

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Offices and Divisions

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Careers at NIMH

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Staff Directories

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Getting to NIMH

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