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As the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) collaborates with various stakeholders to share information about its priorities and initiatives.

Join the national conversation about mental health. Learn how to get involved by exploring ways to connect with NIMH and by joining our efforts to educate the public during upcoming mental health observances.

Upcoming Health Observances

Health observances are a great opportunity to join the national conversation about a mental health topic. Use these resources to help plan your involvement in upcoming health observances.


September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Learn more about Suicide Prevention

Get Help for Mental Illnesses


October is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Month

Learn more about ADHD 

Download free brochures on ADHD

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