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Event Summaries about Mental Health Services Research

  • December 15, 2020
    Virtual
    On December 15, Barak Richman, Ph.D., J.D., the Edgar P. and Elizabeth C. Bartlett Professor of Law and Business Administration at Duke University School of Law, was the guest speaker in the NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series, which focuses on innovation, invention, and scientific discovery. In this talk, Dr. Richman explored how the healthcare sector can transform into a more affordable and sustainable part of the American economy. Central to any meaningful healthcare reform is a reorganization of healthcare delivery and pursuing a new architecture for the health sector.
  • August 3, 2018
    North Bethesda, MD
    The NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research hosted a post-conference workshop for Early Stage Investigators (ESI) in conjunction with the 24th Mental Health Services Research Conference.
  • August 1–2, 2018
    NIMH sponsored the 24th Mental Health Services Research Conference (MHSR), promoting areas of high priority services research and identifing opportunities to improve the health and well-being of people with mental illnesses.
  • August 1–2, 2018
    North Bethesda, MD
    August 1-2 2018, the NIMH’s Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch hosted the 24th NIMH Mental Health Services Research (MHSR) Conference. The MHSR Conference promotes areas of high priority for services research and identifies opportunities that have the potential for significant impact on the health and well-being of people with mental disorders. The 2018 conference featured state-of-the-art research presented via keynote speakers, thematic panels, discussion groups, papers, and posters.
  • March 20, 2018
    NIH Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852
    The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) convened the eighth Professional Coalition for Research Progress (Coalition) Meeting which served as an opportunity for representatives from professional organizations with an interest in NIMH research to hear about advances in mental health research, current and new research directions, and strategies for NIMH.
  • September 15, 2017
    Bethesda, MD
    National Institute of Mental Health Alliance for Research Progress September 2017 Meeting Summary, Agenda, and Participant List
  • September 7–8, 2017
    Rockville, MD
    NIMH convened a meeting in September 2017 to understand stakeholders’ perspectives on opportunities and barriers to adopting a harmonized approach to (1) clinical assessment, (2) data collection, and (3) evaluation of services and outcomes across CSC programs for FEP, as envisioned in an Early Psychosis Intervention Network.
  • August 1–2, 2016
    Bethesda, MD
    NIMH hosted the 23rd Conference on Mental Health Services Research (MHSR) with the theme, Harnessing Science to Strengthen the Public Health Impact. The MHSR meeting is the nation’s premier mental health services research conference.
  • August 1–2, 2016
    The National Institute of Mental Health hosted the 23rd Conference on Mental Health Services Research (MHSR) with the theme, “Harnessing Science to Strengthen the Public Health Impact.”
  • June 12–13, 2014
    Rockville, MD
    Researchers, funders, and advocates representing 31 low-, middle-, and high-income countries spent two days engaged in exciting dialogue about mental health treatment, current research activities, emerging findings, and funding opportunities to address the six priority areas identified in the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health initiative.
  • February 7, 2014
    Rockville, Maryland
    Summary for the February 2014 meeting of the Alliance for Research Progress.