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Science Education

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) creates and shares resources to help teach kids about mental health and the brain. NIMH staff also participate in outreach events and activities to promote neuroscience and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education for elementary, middle, and high school students in the Washington, D.C., area.

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Resources for Students and Educators

Brain Awareness Week
Brain Awareness Week

Women Leading Mental Health Research
Women Leading Mental Health Research