NIMH » Health Topics
Health Topics. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders, offers basic information on mental disorders, a range of related topics, and the latest mental health research. It is not the intention of NIMH to provide specific medical advice, but rather to provide users with information
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NIMH » Mental Illness
(7 days ago) The NSDUH defines mental health services as having received inpatient treatment/counseling or outpatient treatment/counseling or having used prescription medication for problems with emotions, nerves, or mental health. In 2019, among the 13.1 million adults with SMI, 8.6 million (65.5%) received mental health treatment in the past year.
NIMH » Caring for Your Mental Health
(8 days ago) Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, act, make choices, and relate to others. Mental health is more than the absence of a mental illness—it’s essential to your overall health and quality of life.
NIMH » What is Telemental Health
(Just Now) Order a free hardcopy. En español. Telemental health is the use of telecommunications or videoconferencing technology to provide mental health services. It is sometimes referred to as telepsychiatry or telepsychology. Research suggests that telemental health services can be effective for many people, including, but not limited to those with
NIMH » Digital Global Mental Health Program
(6 days ago) This program supports research on the development, testing, implementation, and cost effectiveness of digital mental health technology that are appropriate for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). It supports highly innovative digital mental health technology research for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of mental disorders.
Policies and Procedures
(6 days ago) Use these free mental health education and outreach materials in your community and on social media to spread the word about topics like eating disorders, autism awareness, and suicide prevention. Upcoming Observances and Related Events. Get Involved observances calendar.
NIMH » NIMH Information on the American Recovery and
(3 days ago) Challenge Grants in Health and Science Program. The first Recovery Act initiative, the NIH Challenge Grants in Health and Science Research Program (RFA-OD-09-003), supported research on 15 broad Challenge Areas that address specific scientific and health research challenges in biomedical and behavioral research that would benefit from an influx of significant 2-year funds to quickly advance
NIMH » Depression
(9 days ago) Chronic Illness and Mental Health: Recognizing and Treating Depression: This brochure provides information about depression and mental health for people living with chronic illnesses, including children and adolescents. It discusses symptoms, risk factors and treatment options.
NIMH » Borderline Personality Disorder
(Just Now) A licensed mental health professional—such as a psychiatrist, psychologist, or clinical social worker—experienced in diagnosing and treating mental disorders can diagnose borderline personality disorder by: Completing a thorough interview, including a discussion about symptoms;
NIMH » Key Personnel
(2 days ago) The OCD office is located in the Clinical Research Center, Room 6-5340. Maryland Pao, M.D. Clinical Director Dr. Pao is the Clinical Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health.
NIMH » Application and Review Procedures for Diversity and
(2 days ago) This supplementary information applies to applications requesting selected research supplements to active National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) grants. Its purpose is to clarify the application process for NIMH grantees and is not intended to substitute for the specific program announcements.
5 Things You Should Know About Stress
(2 days ago) Talk to your health care provider or a health professional. Don’t wait for your health care provider to ask about your stress. Start the conversation and get proper health care for existing or new health problems. Effective treatments can help if your stress is affecting your relationships or …
Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults
(Just Now) health care provider or mental health professional is necessary to determine the cause of the symptoms and identify effective treatments. During this evaluation, the health care provider or mental health professional will examine factors including the person’s mood, …
Taking Control of Your Mental Health: Tips for Talking
(3 days ago) Taking Control of Your Mental Health: Tips for Talking With Your Health Care Provider Author: National Institute of Mental Health Subject: This fact sheet provides 5 tips to help prepare and guide you on how to talk to your health care provider about our mental health and get the most out of your visit. Keywords
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(2 days ago) with your life, it could affect your health. You could experience problems with sleeping, or with your immune, digestive, cardiovascular, and reproductive systems. You also may be at higher risk for developing a mental illness such as an anxiety disorder or …
NIMH » Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
(7 days ago) The NSCH was led by the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under the direction and sponsorship of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The survey provides parent-reported data for children/adolescents with ADHD aged 4 to 17 years.
What Is Telemental Health
(7 days ago) Telemental health is the use of telecommunications or videoconferencing technology to provide mental health services. It is sometimes referred to as telepsychiatry or telepsychology. Research suggests that telemental health services can be effective
NIMH » Grant Writing & Approval Process
(Just Now) Use these free mental health education and outreach materials in your community and on social media to spread the word about topics like eating disorders, autism awareness, and suicide prevention. Upcoming Observances and Related Events. Get Involved observances calendar.
NIMH » Research Training and Career Development Opportunities
(1 days ago) Research Training and Career Development Opportunities. Welcome! NIMH is committed to research training and career development that prepares individuals to conduct innovative research in areas of program relevance that will advance the mission of the Institute. Predoctoral. Postdoctoral.
NIMH Director’s Statement: Our Commitment to Ending
(8 days ago) March 1, 2021 • Institute Update. I stand with NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and his commitment to dismantling structural racism in biomedical research (read the full statement ). Structural racism has a profound negative impact on public health and permeates systems and institutions throughout the country.
Borderline Personality Disorder
(Just Now) trained mental health professional. Other types of treatment, or treatment provided by a provider who is not appropriately trained, may not benefit the patient. Many factors affect the length of time it takes for symptoms to improve once treatment
Social Media at NIMH
(2 days ago) Connect With Us. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) uses social media to share the latest research findings, funding and training opportunities, events, and information and resources on mental illnesses. Follow, share, and be a part of the conversation on social media shareables to educate your community about mental health.
Peer Review Process
(Just Now) As noted above, the Advisory Council/Board of the potential awarding IC (for NIMH, the National Advisory Mental Health Council [NAMHC]) performs the second level of review. Members of the NAMHC are chosen by the respective IC and are approved by Department of Health and Human Services.
NIMH » Publications About Stress
(9 days ago) Use these free mental health education and outreach materials in your community and on social media to spread the word about topics like eating disorders, autism awareness, and suicide prevention. Upcoming Observances and Related Events. Get Involved observances calendar.
NIMH » Research on the Mental Health Consequences of
(6 days ago) The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) encourages investigator-initiated research to enhance scientific understanding about the etiology of psychopathology related to violence and trauma, as well as studies to develop and test effective treatments, services, and prevention strategies in this area.
NIMH » Mental Health in American Indian and Alaska Native
(3 days ago) In this conversation, NIH Tribal Health Research Office Director David R. Wilson, Ph.D., and NIMH Director Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., discuss some current issues related to mental health in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. The conversation touches on the large-scale mental health impacts of COVID-19, the importance of suicide prevention, and relevant NIMH research and …
NIMH » Laboratory of Brain and Cognition (LBC)
(6 days ago) Overview. The Laboratory of Brain and Cognition (LBC) is a branch of the Division of Intramural Research Programs at the National Institute of Mental Health ().. The NIMH is part of the National Institutes of Health (), the principal biomedical and behavioral research agency of the United States Government. NIH is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ().
UCL-NIMH Joint Doctoral Training Program in Neuroscience
(3 days ago) The University College London (UCL) – National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Joint Doctoral Training Program in Neuroscience is an accelerated graduate program for exceptional students in neuroscience. It brings together two powerhouses of neuroscience research and allows students to conduct collaborative research between two laboratories
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NIMH » Mental Health Minute: Stress and Anxiety in Adolescents
(5 days ago) Take a mental health minute to learn about stress and anxiety in adolescents. Anxiety is your body's reaction to stress and can occur even if there is no current threat. If anxiety doesn't go away and begins to interfere with your life, it could affect your health. There are several coping strategies you can try to reduce your anxiety and stress.
NIMH » Advancing Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve
(9 days ago) This webinar will provide an overview of a NIMH-sponsored study that adapts an evidence-based mental health intervention for LGBTQ+ youth of color and their families. It will also showcase potential mechanisms that can be used to adapt the intervention to address mental health disparities faced by sexual and gender minority youth of color.
5 Things You Should Know About StressNIMH
(3 days ago) 5 Things You Should Know About Stress. This fact sheet presents five things you should know about stress including the different types of stress, how stress affects your overall health, and what you can do to manage stress. Pub ID: 19-MH-8109. Publication Date: 11/2019.
Chronic Illness and Mental Health
(7 days ago) health care provider and explore treatment options. You also should inform your health care provider about all your current treatments or medications for your chronic illness or depression (including prescribed medications and dietary supplements). Sharing information can help
NIMH » Contacts
(6 days ago) National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health Phone: (240) 669-5609 Email: [email protected]nih.gov. Paige M. Anderson, M.S. Scientific Program Analyst, SBIR/STTR Programs National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health Phone: (301) 827-6550 Email: [email protected]nih.gov
African American Youth Suicide: Report to Congress
(1 days ago) Mental Health, and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, as appropriate. This report builds on and augments the excellent, recent publication by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health,
Research Grants (R)
(8 days ago) Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Increase Diversity (R36) Supports doctoral candidates from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral science to pursue research careers in any area relevant to the research mission of the National Institute of Mental Health …
About the IRP at NIMH
(8 days ago) The Division of Intramural Research Programs (IRP) at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the internal research division of the NIMH. NIMH IRP scientists conduct research ranging from studies into mechanisms of normal brain function, conducted at the behavioral, systems, cellular, and molecular levels, to clinical investigations into the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of
(Just Now) health care provider have decided it is time to stop the medication, the health care provider will help her to decrease the dose slowly and safely. To find the latest information about antidepressants, talk to a health care provider and visit this U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) webpage on the use of medications during and after pregnancy:
MR Histology of Advanced Atherosclerotic Lesions of ApoE
(3 days ago) MR Histology Of Advanced Atherosclerotic Lesions Of ApoE-knockout Mice A. V. Naumova1, V. Yarnykh1, M. Ferguson1, M. Rosenfeld2, C. Yuan1 1Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, 2Pathobiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States Introduction Transgenic mice are widely used as animal models for the study of atherosclerosis.
NIMH » Differences in Suicide Risk Among Subgroups of
(5 days ago) Within gender minority populations, few studies have directly examined mental health or suicide risk among those identifying as transgender relative to those identifying as genderqueer or nonbinary. Examining differences in suicide risk among many sexual and gender minority subgroups could help researchers determine various subgroup needs, with
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
(Just Now) A health care provider—such as a psychiatrist, psychologist, or clinical social worker—who has experience helping people with mental illnesses can determine whether symptoms meet the criteria for PTSD. To be diagnosed with PTSD, an adult must have all of the following for .
NIMH » Shareable Resources on Anxiety Disorders
(8 days ago) Mental Health Matters. Disponible en español. Your mental health matters. Mental health is just as important as physical health. Good mental health helps you cope with stress and can improve your quality of life. Get tips and resources from NIMH to help take care of your mental health. https://go.usa.gov/xH5QU #shareNIMH Share Text & Image