Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses.
Suicide is complicated and tragic but it is often preventable. This September, learn about the warning signs and how to get help.
Natural disasters can cause serious physical and psychological injuries. Learn more about coping with trauma.
Headed back to school? Add some mental health education to your agenda. Learn about the mental disorders that affect children and teens.
Are you a researcher with questions about the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative? Join the RDoC Unit for a virtual office hour session!
NIMH is changing how exploratory/ developmental research grant applications (R21s) are accepted but will continue to accept R21s for projects under NIMH specific Program Announcements.
Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D. is the Director of the NIMH, the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.
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Neuroscientists have created a 3D window into the human brain’s budding executive hub assembling itself during a critical period in prenatal development.
Clinical Research Studies (Clinical Trials) are of primary importance to the NIMH mission.
Dr. Innis' laboratory develops and uses positron emission tomographic (PET) radioligands to study pathophysiology in several neuropsychiatric disorders.
More about Robert Innis
Dr. Kaplan received his B.A. and M.S. degrees from Hofstra University and his Ph.D. degree in cellular and developmental biology from Cornell University.
More about Barry Kaplan
Dr. Soohyun Lee is the Principal Investigator of the Unit on Functional Neural Circuits
More about Soohyun Lee
NIMH envisions a world in which mental illnesses are prevented and cured.
Explore NIMH publications and online resources.
Explore las publicaciones y recursos en línea del NIMH.
Funding News for Current and Future NIMH Awardees.
Learn more about RDoC, a research framework that supports new ways of studying mental disorders.
Learn more about the NIH NeuroBioBank and brain tissue donation.