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and treatment of mental illnesses.
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NIMH offers expert-reviewed information on mental disorders and a range of topics.
NIMH statistics pages include statistics on the prevalence, treatment, and costs of mental illness for the population of the United States.
Download, read, and order free NIMH brochures and fact sheets about mental disorders and related topics.
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.
If you or a friend or family member are thinking about taking part in clinical research, this page contains basic information about clinical trials.
Find out how NIMH engages a range of stakeholder organizations as part of its efforts to ensure the greatest public health impact of the research we support.
Learn more about NIMH newsletters, public participation in grant reviews, research funding, clinical trials, the NIMH Gift Fund, and connecting with NIMH on social media.
Use these free education and outreach materials in your community and on social media to spread the word about mental health and related topics.
Use these free digital, outreach materials in your community and on social media to spread the word about mental health.
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NIMH supports research at universities, medical centers, and other institutions via grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements. Learn more about NIMH research areas, policies, resources, and initiatives.
The Division of Intramural Research Programs (IRP) is the internal research division of the NIMH. Over 40 research groups conduct basic neuroscience research and clinical investigations of mental illnesses, brain function, and behavior at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Learn more about research conducted at NIMH.
Learn about NIMH priority areas for research and funding that have the potential to improve mental health care over the short, medium, and long term.
Information about resources such as data, tissue, model organisms and imaging resources to support the NIMH research community.
Find all NIMH and cross-NIH funding opportunities.
Read more about the NIMH Strategic Plan for Research, Strategic Research Priorities, the anatomy of NIMH funding, and our yearly funding strategy for research grants.
Explore the NIMH grant application process, including how to write your grant, how to submit your grant, and how the review process works.
Learn about how NIMH manages research grants, including policies and reporting requirements.
Find the latest NIH and NIMH policies, guidance, and resources for clinical research.
Explore NIMH research training and career development opportunities.
Learn about funding opportunities for small businesses.
Funding & Grant News
Support for Clinical Trials at NIMH
List of NIMH science news including press releases, science updates and institute announcements.
Details about upcoming events — including meetings, conferences, workshops, lectures, webinars, and chats — sponsored by the NIMH.
NIMH videos and podcasts featuring science news, lecture series, meetings, seminars, and special events.
Follow NIMH on social media—Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Information about NIMH, research results, summaries of scientific meetings, and mental health resources.
Register for NIMH email updates.
NIMH hosts an annual lecture series dedicated to innovation, invention, and scientific discovery.
Learn more about the Director of the NIMH, Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Read about the boards and groups that advise and provide guidance to the Institute.
The NIMH Strategic Plan for Research is a broad roadmap for the Institute’s research priorities over the next five years. Learn more about NIMH’s commitment to accelerating the pace of scientific progress and transforming mental health care.
Learn more about the functions of each NIMH office and division.
Read the annual NIMH Congressional Justifications.
Search for jobs, including scientific, administrative and executive careers at NIMH.
Find the names, telephone numbers, email addresses, and office locations of NIMH staff.
Find directions, maps, parking information, and other visitor information for NIMH.
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