Researchers Use Exosome-Based Strategy to Block HIV in Mice
In this NIMH-funded study, researchers used exosomes to deliver novel protein into the cells of mice infected with HIV. The protein attached to HIV ’s genetic material and prevented it from replicating, resulting in reduced levels of HIV in the bone marrow, spleen, and brain. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Partner Violence and Elevated HIV Viral Load in South African Women
New analysis shows suggests an association between intimate partner violence and elevated viral loads among postpartum women in South Africa. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Mental Health Minute: Stress and Anxiety in Adolescents
Got 60 seconds? Take a mental health minute to learn about stress and anxiety in adolescents. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH Livestream Event on Suicide Prevention During COVID: A Continuing Priority
During National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, NIMH will host a livestream event on September 22, 2021, to discuss suicide prevention during the pandemic, focusing on unemployment, youth, and other population subgroups who may be experiencing elevated risk. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Improved Emotion Regulation in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Reduces Suicide Risk in Youth
An analysis of clinical trial data shows that improvements in emotion regulation in youth at high risk for suicide who received dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) led to a reduction in self-harm behaviors. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Advancing Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Access to Mental Health Services for LGBTQ+ Youth
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. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Severe Irritability
NIMH is researching why some children have extreme irritability in response to reasonable requests and life events. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award Lecture: “Black Mental Health, Mentoring, and Health Equity: A Love Supreme”
On July 28, 2021, NIMH will host the James Jackson Memorial Award lecture with the inaugural award winner, Dr. Enrique W. Neblett, Jr. Dr. Neblett will discuss how his current research, mentoring, and community engagement advances the fields of mental health disparities and minority mental health. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award Lecture: “Black Mental Health, Mentoring, and Health Equity: A Love Supreme”
NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award Lecture: “Black Mental Health, Mentoring, and Health Equity: A Love Supreme” (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

The NIMH Director ’s Innovation Speaker Series: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Era of Big Data
Damien Fair PA-C, Ph.D. will discuss positive developments in functional neuroimaging with the potential to put the field on a more solid footing moving forward and realize the translational potential of these non-invasive methodologies. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Neurologic and Psychiatric Effects of SARS-CoV-2 Meeting
The NIMH, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and National Institute on Aging are conducting a virtual meeting on the neurologic and psychiatric effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection from July 14-15, 2021. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Neurologic and Psychiatric Effects of SARS-CoV-2 Meeting: Day 1
The NIMH, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and National Institute on Aging conducted a virtual meeting on the neurologic and psychiatric effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Neurologic and Psychiatric Effects of SARS-CoV-2 Meeting: Day 2
The NIMH, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and National Institute on Aging conducted a virtual meeting on the neurologic and psychiatric effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH Instagram Event: Back to School — Coping with the Pandemic and Re-Entry Stress
Whether in-person or virtually, going back to school can be stressful for students, parents, and teachers —especially while navigating a pandemic. On August 24, 2021, NIMH conducted an Instagram event with Krystal Lewis, Ph.D., a licensed clinical psychologist at NIMH, who discussed causes or triggers of stress and coping techniques to help reduce anxiety and improve the transition back to school. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH Expert Dr. Krystal Lewis Discusses Coping with the Pandemic and Re-Entry Stress
Whether in-person or virtually, going back to school can be stressful for students, parents, and teachers —especially while navigating a pandemic. On August 24, 2021, NIMH conducted an Instagram event with Krystal Lewis, Ph.D., a licensed clinical psychologist at NIMH, who discussed causes or triggers of stress and coping techniques to help reduce anxiety and improve the transition back to school. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Anna E. Ord óñez Named Director of NIMH’s Office of Clinical Research
NIMH has selected Anna E. Ord óñez, M.D., M.A.S., as director of the Office of Clinical Research (OCR). (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

The NIMH Director ’s Innovation Speaker Series: Addressing Ethnoracial Disparities in Mental Health Risk, Assessment, and Service Delivery
Roberto Lewis-Fern ández, M.D., was the guest speaker for the NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series. Dr. Lewis-Fernández is a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University and director of the New York State Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence and the Hispanic Treatment Program, and co-direct or of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic, at New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI). In his talk, Dr. Lewis-Fernández reviewed key areas in need of research on cultural and ethnoracial disparities in mental health conditions and services. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH Instagram Event: Back to School — Coping with the Pandemic and Re-Entry Stress
Live on Instagram, Krystal Lewis, Ph.D., a licensed clinical psychologist at NIMH, will discuss causes or triggers of stress and share coping techniques to help reduce anxiety and improve the transition back to school. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Challenges and Innovations in Neonatal and Infant Imaging: A Look Across Modalities
On June 22-23, 2021, NIMH is conducting a virtual meeting on the challenges and innovations in neonatal and infant imaging. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

The NIMH Director ’s Innovation Speaker Series: Addressing Ethnoracial Disparities in Mental Health Risk, Assessment, and Service Delivery
Roberto Lewis-Fern ández, M.D., was the guest speaker for the NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series. Dr. Lewis-Fernández is a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University and director of the New York State Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence and the Hispanic Treatment Program, and co-direct or of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic, at New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI). In his talk, Dr. Lewis-Fernández reviewed key areas in need of research on cultural and ethnoracial disparities in mental health conditions and services. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Workshop: Advanced Statistical Methods and Dynamic Data Visualizations for Mental Health Studies
The NIMH is hosting a two-day workshop on advanced statistical methods and dynamic data visualizations for mental health studies. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Strength in the Face of Challenge: Youth Suicide Prevention Research Among the White Mountain Apache and the Navajo Nation in the Time of COVID-19
On June 29, 2021, NIMH hosted a webinar on Youth Suicide Prevention Research Among the White Mountain Apache and the Navajo Nation in the Time of COVID-19. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Acting National Autism Coordinator Named
National Autism Coordinator Ann E. Wagner, Ph.D., will retire from federal service on June 30, 2021 —Susan A. Daniels, Ph.D., will serve as Acting National Autism Coordinator beginning on July 1, 2021, and until a permanent successor is named. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Strength in the Face of Challenge: Youth Suicide Prevention Research Among the White Mountain Apache and the Navajo Nation in the Time of COVID-19
On June 29, 2021, NIMH hosted the webinar Strength in the Face of Challenge: Youth Suicide Prevention Research Among the White Mountain Apache and the Navajo Nation in the time of COVID-19. This is the video recording of the webinar. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Eating Disorder Behaviors Alter Reward Response in the Brain
A new NIMH-supported study found that eating disorder behaviors alter the brain ’s reward response process and food intake control circuitry, which can reinforce the behaviors. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award Lecture: “Black Mental Health, Mentoring, and Health Equity: A Love Supreme”
On July 28, 2021, NIMH will host the James Jackson Memorial Award lecture with the inaugural award winner, Dr. Enrique W. Neblett, Jr. Dr. Neblett will discuss how his current research, mentoring, and community engagement advances the fields of mental health disparities and minority mental health. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Neurologic and Psychiatric Effects of SARS-CoV-2 Meeting
The NIMH, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and National Institute on Aging are conducting a virtual meeting on the neurologic and psychiatric effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection from July 14-15, 2021. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Mental Health in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
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 resources. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Mental Health Minute: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Got 60 seconds? Take a mental health minute to learn about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH Workshop on Naturalistic Stimuli and Individual Differences
NIMH ’s Center for Multimodal Neuroimaging conducted a pre-recorded virtual workshop on naturalistic stimuli and individual differences. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Mental Health Research Awards for Investigators Early in their Career in Low and Middle-Income Countries
A technical assistance webinar on mental health research awards for investigators early in their career in low and middle-income countries. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Understanding Suicide Risk Among Children and Preteens: A Synthesis Workshop
On June 15, 2021, NIMH conducted a synthesis workshop culminating the work of three research roundtables focused on understanding suicide risk and risk trajectories among children and pre-teens, including groups with recent increases in risk. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Navigating a Neuroscience Career for Scientists of Color
On August 5, 2021, NIMH will host a webinar on navigating a neuroscience career for scientists of color with a rising star in neuroscience, Dr. Damien Fair. Dr. Fair is currently a founding co-director of the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Understanding Suicide Risk Among Children and Pre-teens: A Synthesis Workshop
On June 15, 2021, NIMH convened a synthesis workshop culminating the work of three research roundtables focused on understanding suicide risk and risk trajectories among children and pre-teens, including groups with recent increases in risk. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Gender Differences in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Span Through an Intersectional Lens
Through an Intersectional Lens. The webinar provided an overview of bipolar disorder within the context of an intersectionality lens and highlight NIMH-funded research in this area with a focus on customizing combination therapeutic interventions for historically marginalized women and men who are at risk for or living with bipolar disorder. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Understanding Suicide Risk Among Children and Preteens: A Synthesis Workshop
On June 15, 2021, NIMH conducted a synthesis workshop culminating the work of three research roundtables focused on understanding suicide risk and risk trajectories among children and pre-teens, including groups with recent increases in risk. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Gender Differences in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Span Through an Intersectional Lens
On June 10, 2021, NIMH will host a webinar on Gender Differences in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Span Through an Intersectional Lens. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Strength in the Face of Challenge: Youth Suicide Prevention Research Among the White Mountain Apache and the Navajo Nation in the Time of COVID-19
On June 29, 2021, NIMH hosted the webinar Strength in the Face of Challenge: Youth Suicide Prevention Research Among the White Mountain Apache and the Navajo Nation in the time of COVID-19. This is the video recording of the webinar. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Strength in the Face of Challenge: Youth Suicide Prevention Research Among the White Mountain Apache and the Navajo Nation in the Time of COVID-19
On June 29, 2021, NIMH will host a webinar on Youth Suicide Prevention Research Among the White Mountain Apache and the Navajo Nation in the Time of COVID-19. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Mental Health Research Awards for Investigators Early in their Career in Low and Middle-Income Countries
A technical assistance webinar on mental health research awards for investigators early in their career in low and middle-income countries. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Mental Health Minute: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Got 60 seconds? Take a mental health minute to learn about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Outreach Meeting » NIMH Instagram Event: Back to School — Coping with the Pandemic and Re-Entry Stress
Live on Instagram, Krystal Lewis, Ph.D., a licensed clinical psychologist at NIMH, will discuss causes or triggers of stress and share coping techniques to help reduce anxiety and improve the transition back to school. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Mental Health in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
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 resources. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Navigating a Neuroscience Career for Scientists of Color
On August 5, 2021, NIMH will host a webinar on navigating a neuroscience career for scientists of color with a rising star in neuroscience, Dr. Damien Fair. Dr. Fair is currently a founding co-director of the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH Workshop on Naturalistic Stimuli and Individual Differences
NIMH ’ s Center for Multimodal Neuroimaging is conducting a pre-recorded virtual workshop on naturalistic stimuli and individual differences. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award Lecture: “ Black Mental Health, Mentoring, and Health Equity: A Love Supreme ”
On July 28, 2021, NIMH will host the James Jackson Memorial Award lecture with the inaugural award winner, Dr. Enrique W. Neblett, Jr. Dr. Neblett will discuss how his current research, mentoring, and community engagement advances the fields of mental health disparities and minority mental health. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Science News » Eating Disorder Behaviors Alter Reward Response in the Brain
A new NIMH-supported study found that eating disorder behaviors alter the brain ’ s reward response process and food intake control circuitry, which can reinforce the behaviors. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NIMH Press Office Source Type: news

Science News » Acting National Autism Coordinator Named
National Autism Coordinator Ann E. Wagner, Ph.D., will retire from federal service on June 30, 2021 — Susan A. Daniels, Ph.D., will serve as Acting National Autism Coordinator beginning on July 1, 2021, and until a permanent successor is named. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - June 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » The NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series: Addressing Ethnoracial Disparities in Mental Health Risk, Assessment, and Service Delivery
Roberto Lewis-Fern á ndez, M.D., was the guest speaker for the NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series. Dr. Lewis-Fern á ndez is a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University and director of the New York State Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence and the Hispanic Treatment Program, and co-director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic, at New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI). In his talk, Dr. Lewis-Fern á ndez reviewed key areas in need of research on cultural and ethnoracial disparities in mental health conditions and services (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » The NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series: Addressing Ethnoracial Disparities in Mental Health Risk, Assessment, and Service Delivery
Roberto Lewis-Fern á ndez, M.D., was the guest speaker for the NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series. Dr. Lewis-Fern á ndez is a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University and director of the New York State Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence and the Hispanic Treatment Program, and co-director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic, at New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI). In his talk, Dr. Lewis-Fern á ndez reviewed key areas in need of research on cultural and ethnoracial disparities in mental health conditions and services. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news