Children’s Mental Health Awareness
This brochure helps teens understand depression and how it differs from regular sadness. It describes symptoms, causes, treatments, and how to get help.
Learn about changes in the brain that occur during the teen years, and the significance of this stage of development.
The Developing Brain: What it Means for Treating Adolescents
On May 10, 2012, NIMH sponsored a videocast panel of children's mental health researchers.
Our expert panel featured:
Jay Giedd, M.D., Chief, Unit on Brain Imaging in the Child Psychiatry Branch, Division of Intramural Research Programs, NIMH.
Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at Columbia University and Director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders.
Jason D. Mathison, MA, CAGS, NCSP, ABSNP Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) for Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
The panel was moderated by Christopher Sarampote, Ph.D. Discussion was led by Joel Sherrill, Ph.D.