Mental Health Minute: Bipolar Disorder in Adults
Got 60 seconds? Take a mental health minute to learn about bipolar disorder in adults. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

2021 Youth Mental Health Disparities Conference: Identifying Opportunities and Priorities in Youth Mental Health Disparities Research
This conference will focus on identifying opportunities and priorities in youth mental health disparities research. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Persistent, Distressing Psychotic-like Experiences Associated with Impairment in Youth
In this NIMH-funded study, researchers examined the association between distressing and persistent psychotic-like experiences in youth and important risk factors for psychopathology. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

The NIMH Director ’s Innovation Speaker Series: Lessons from My Journey as a Black Scientist, NIH-funded Investigator, DEI Leader, and Mental Health Advocate
Nii Addy, Ph.D. will share his experiences and journey as a Black scientist, mentor, mentee, sponsor, diversity, equity, inclusion leader, and mental health advocate. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Technical Assistance Webinar: Effectiveness and Implementation Research for Post-Acute Interventions to Optimize Long-Term Mental Health Outcomes in Low-and Middle-Income Countries
This NIMH technical assistance webinar provided an overview of the funding opportunity announcement (FOA), Effectiveness and Implementation Research for Post-Acute Interventions to Optimize Long-Term Mental Health Outcomes in Low-and Middle-Income Countries, for prospective applicants. The webinar was followed by a question-and-answer session with NIMH staff members. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Dr. Tracy Waldeck Named Director of NIMH Division of Extramural Activities
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) recently selected Tracy Waldeck, Ph.D., as director of the Institute ’s Division of Extramural Activities (DEA). (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 10, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Researchers Find Disparities in Suicide Risk Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults
Suicide risk among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults varies considerably depending on the intersection between sexual identity and other aspects of identity, such as gender, age, and race/ethnicity, according to a study led by NIMH researchers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Sleep and Neurodevelopment Symposium: The Earliest Years
The workshop will focus on building the research questions and opportunities to fill the data gap regarding the role of sleep in the early years in establishing healthy neural networks and reflecting aberrant neurodevelopment. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIH, FDA and 15 Private Organizations Join Forces to Increase Effective Gene Therapies for Rare Diseases
The newly launched Bespoke Gene Therapy Consortium (BGTC), part of the NIH Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) program, aims to optimize and streamline the gene therapy development process to help fill the unmet medical needs of people with rare diseases. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH Livestream Event on Seasonal Affective Disorder
NIMH conducted a livestream event on seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Matthew Rudorfer, M.D., chief of the Adult Psychopharmacology, Somatic, and Integrated Treatment Research Program at NIMH, discussed the signs, symptoms, treatments, and the latest research on SAD. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH Workshop on Advancing Training in Suicide Prevention Clinical Care
NIMH will convene a workshop on November 3, 2021, and November 8, 2021, to assess the state of the science related to suicide prevention training in clinical care with the ultimate goal of preventing suicidal behavior through improved training of providers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Brain Activity Patterns After Trauma May Predict Long-Term Mental Health
The way a person ’s brain responds to stress following a traumatic event, such as a car accident, may help to predict their long-term mental health outcomes, according to NIMH-supported research. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH Livestream Event on Seasonal Affective Disorder
NIMH is conducting a livestream event on seasonal affective disorder with Matthew Rudorfer, M.D., chief of the Adult Psychopharmacology, Somatic, and Integrated Treatment Research Program at NIMH. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news