Mental Health Information
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) offers authoritative information about mental disorders, a range of related topics, and the latest mental health research.
Featured Topics and Events
June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
This brochure provides information about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) including common signs and symptoms, causes, treatment options, and resources to find help for yourself or someone else.
National Men’s Health Week June 12-18
Mental disorders affect men and women, but certain symptoms may be more common in men than women, and the course of illness can be affected by a person’s sex. Recognizing the signs that you or someone you love may have a mental illness is the first step toward getting treatment.
Brochures and Fact Sheets
Help for Mental Illnesses
If you or someone you know has a mental illness, there are ways to get help. Use these resources to find help for yourself, a friend, or a family member. (Esta página también está disponible en español.)
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