Director ’s Innovation Speaker Series: The Opioid Crisis: Disrupting the Status Quo with the HEALing Communities Study
During this lecture, Sharon L. Walsh, Ph.D., will discuss how the HEALing Communities Study (HCS) is testing the prevention and treatment of opioid misuse in select communities hard hit by the opioid crisis. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 1, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Pandemic Associated With Worse Mental Health and Accelerated Brain Development in Adolescents
An NIMH-supported study suggests that adolescents living through the COVID-19 pandemic may be experiencing more anxiety and depression symptoms and accelerated brain aging. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Health Economics at NIMH and NIDA – Domestic and International
This meeting will highlight health economics research supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 12, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Brief Cognitive Training May Extend the Antidepressant Effects of Ketamine
An NIMH-supported study suggests that a brief self-association training program can extend the effects of a single ketamine infusion by shifting people ’s negative self-beliefs. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 9, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Director ’s Innovation Speaker Series: Ecological Grief and Anxiety: A Healthy Response to Climate Change
During this talk, Ashlee Cunsolo, Ph.D., will discuss the profound, cumulative, and complex mental health outcomes of the climate crisis. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 6, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH Creates Publicly Accessible Resource With Data From Healthy Volunteers
The NIMH Healthy Research Volunteer Study aims to build a comprehensive, publicly accessible resource with a range of brain and behavioral data from healthy volunteers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 4, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Director ’s Innovation Speaker Series: Transformative Research Requires Insider Researchers
Leticia M árquez-Magaña, Ph.D., discussed the importance of insider researchers–researchers who are members of the populations being studied–in biomedical and behavioral research. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 27, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Barriers and Supports to HIV Prevention Among Young Women in Kenya
In a qualitative study supported by NIMH, researchers identified barriers and supports to Kenyan women ’s use of PrEP, a highly effective medication to reduce HIV transmission. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 13, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

T Cells Help HIV Enter and Persist in the Brain
A recent NIMH-supported study sheds light on the role of a unique set of T cells in trafficking HIV infection into the brain and mediating the virus ’ persistence there. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Barriers and Supports to HIV Treatment Among Young Women in Kenya
In a qualitative study supported by NIMH, researchers identified barriers and supports to Kenyan women ’s use of PrEP, a highly effective medication to reduce HIV transmission. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

T-Cells Help HIV Enter and Persist in the Brain
A recent NIMH-supported study sheds light on the role of a unique set of T cells in trafficking HIV infection into the brain and mediating the virus ’ persistence there. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - December 1, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Center for Global Mental Health Research Webinar Series: Grants Management: Post Award
This webinar explains the post-award process and how to manage a grant once NIMH has awarded it. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 30, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Center for Global Mental Health Research Webinar Series: Grants Management: Post Award
This webinar explained the post-award process and how to manage a grant once the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has awarded it. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 30, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Researchers Map the Genetic Landscape of Schizophrenia in the Brain
In a comprehensive postmortem genetic analysis of the caudate nucleus in the brain, NIMH-supported researchers identified many genes associated with schizophrenia risk, including a gene that regulates the flow of the chemical messenger dopamine. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 30, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Center for Global Mental Health Research Webinar Series: Writing a Successful Individual Training Grant Application Focused on Global Mental Health
This webinar focused on strategies for developing a successful individual training grant application. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 29, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news