Shareable Resources on the NIMH Strategic Plan for Research
Use these resources to share information about NIMH’s Strategic Plan for Research.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has released its Strategic Plan for Research. The plan provides a framework for advancing research priorities that support the Institute’s mission: To transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. Learn more with fact sheets on the Strategic Plan for Research: An Overview and About the National Institute of Mental Health.
Help raise awareness about the plan and about NIMH’s efforts to improve treatment for people living with mental illnesses.
Share these Graphics and Social Media Messages
Download and share these informational graphics to help raise awareness about the NIMH Strategic Plan for Research. You can share the text and image directly to your Facebook News Feed or Story by clicking on the button to the right of the graphic. NIMH encourages you to use the hashtag #ShareNIMH in your social media posts to connect with people and organizations with similar goals. For more ideas on how to use these education and awareness resources, visit our help page.
The 2020 NIMH Strategic Plan for Research
The new NIMH Strategic Plan for Research aims to advance mental health research across a broad spectrum of areas. Learn more at https://go.usa.gov/xvVEc #shareNIMH
Goal 1: Define the Brain Mechanisms Underlying Complex Behaviors
NIMH is working to understand the brain mechanisms and circuits that contribute to mental function and dysfunction, and the genomic and non-genomic factors associated with mental illnesses. Learn more at https://go.usa.gov/xvVEc #shareNIMH
Goal 2: Examine Mental Illness Trajectories Across the Lifespan
NIMH supports efforts to characterize brain, cognitive, and behavioral development to help understand risk factors and treatment response for mental illnesses across the lifespan and in diverse populations. Learn more at https://go.usa.gov/xvVEc #shareNIMH
Goal 3: Strive for Prevention and Cures
NIMH is focusing on discoveries in genomics, neuroscience, and behavioral science to test and develop treatment interventions that can be used in real-world settings. Learn more at https://go.usa.gov/xvVEc #shareNIMH
Goal 4: Strengthen the Public Health Impact of NIMH-Supported Research
NIMH is striving to speed up the development and use of effective, evidence-based mental health services to improve mental health outcomes in diverse communities and populations. Learn more at https://go.usa.gov/xvVEc #shareNIMH
Use Videos to Educate Others
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Message from the Director on the Strategic Plan for Research: Hear from Dr. Gordon about the importance of the Strategic Plan for Research for the future of mental health research in the U.S.
Strategic Plan for Research Overview: Learn more about the goals and ambitions of the NIMH Strategic Plan for Research.
About NIMH: Learn more about the mission and vision of NIMH.