The NIMH and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard are conducting a virtual meeting to examine emerging data related to macrophage interactions with the immune system during HIV infection, macrophage reservoirs and approaches to their eliminatio…
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.
Glorinda Segay, D.B.H., will be the next guest speaker for NIMH’s Director’s Innovation Speaker Series. Dr. Segay will share her journey, her work at the Indian Health Service, and what the agency does to promote mental health among Native Americans.
The NIH Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) has unveiled an atlas of cell types and an anatomical neuronal wiring diagram for the mammalian primary motor cortex, derived from det…
One trend fueled by the pandemic is the growing popularity of happiness coaches but what exactly do they do and does it work?
In the largest genome-wide association study of bipolar disorder to date, researchers found about twice as many genetic locations associated with bipolar disorder as reported in previous studies. These and other findings help improve our understanding …
Cyberbullying has been on the rise among adolescents due, in part, to increased access to electronic devices, the Internet, and at times lack of supervision of online activity.
Race may have deprived former players of money from the NFL concussion settlement.
Researchers have developed a promising new framework for suicide prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. The research framework expands on conventional risk reduction strategies by placing Indigenous culture, knowledge, bel…
One key to preventing abusive culture is to pay closer attention to staff members: Do they hate their jobs? Do they feel safe at work?
During National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, NIMH hosted a livestream event on suicide prevention during the pandemic, focusing on unemployment, youth, and other population subgroups who may be experiencing elevated risk.
This autumn flavor scent often triggers familiar, cozy memories which creates a national nostalgia and desire to reunite with the upcoming season.
APA endorses expanding prescription privileges to psychologists who undergo extensive additional training in pharmacology
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…
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 mar…
Project:Camp helps children traumatized by wildfires and other natural disasters cope with displacement and other stresses.
Many people polled were willing to drop a friend who refused to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
It’s important for parents to teach children the benefits of exercise from an early age.
Concern about students’ emotional well-being has intensified, but many students have long suffered emotionally because of ineffective curricula and teaching methods.
A global study has found young people are suffering “profound psychological distress” due to climate change and government inaction on the crisis.