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Meetings and Events

Research workshops and scientific meetings are some of the best forums in which to identify research gaps and to stimulate new areas of mental health research.

Upcoming Events

Details about upcoming events — including meetings, conferences, workshops, lectures, webinars, and chats — sponsored by the NIMH.

NIMH Special Event for Autism Awareness Month - A Woman’s Voice: Understanding Autistic Needs

Bethesda, MD

On April 23, 2019, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC) will host a special event to recognize National Autism Awareness Month.

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NIMH Facebook Live: How Does Puberty Affect Brain Development?

In recognition of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, Dr. Peter Schmidt, Principal Investigator and Chief of the Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, and Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Kathy Reding, will join NIMH’s Facebook Live event to discuss how puberty affects brain development.

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National Advisory Mental Health Council (NAHMHC)

Meets three times per year and advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the National Institutes of Health Director, and the National Institute of Mental Health Director on all policies and activities relating to the conduct and support of mental health research, research training, and other Institute programs. Council reports include “Setting Priorities for Basic Brain and Behavioral Science Research at NIMH.”