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NIH Behavior and Brain Imaging Research Study: Currently enrolling children/young adults (ages 5-25) with XYY chromosome variation. http://bit.ly/2cFrSqD
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Are you concerned about your child’s irritability? Join our free webinar September 29 at 12pm ET. Space is limited, sign up or join our waitlist today: http://bit.ly/2bto8s9
Are You Concerned About Your Child’s Irritability? Does your child have severe temper tantrums or "rages?" Join the webinar and learn about Severe Irritability and Disruptive Mood Dysregulation (DMDD) in Children & Youth with Kenneth Towbin, M.D., Chief of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Emotion and Development Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Towbin will discuss: Common signs and severity of symptoms How pa...
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September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Over 40,000 people die by suicide each year in the United States. Suicide is complicated and tragic but it is often preventable. If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Read more about signs, symptoms, and how to find help: http://bit.ly/2bA7Aib
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What are the psychological and social impacts that childhood cancers have on the children, siblings, friends, and others? NIMH’s Clinical Director, Dr. Maryland Pao, will be moderating a National Cancer Institute's Center for Cancer Research Hangout on this topic September 1 at 12pm ET. Join us using the hashtag #AskCCR on Twitter before or after the Hangout to get your question answered by the panel. http://bit.ly/2bDcd9O
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Brain’s sensitivity to experience during an early critical period enables long-term memory ability to develop through practice. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2b9oRPi
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President Obama created The Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder #Parity Task Force to increase awareness of the protections for #MentalHealth and #SubstanceAbuse coverage, improve understanding of the parity requirements, and increase transparency around compliance. Learn more: http://bit.ly/29UnBPH
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“Zero Suicide” is a commitment, a goal, and a campaign led by the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention and its partners – including NIMH. Recently, NIMH funded three new grants that support the Zero Suicide commitment to preventing suicide attempts and deaths among individuals receiving treatment within health care systems. Read more about the Zero Suicide commitment and the three NIMH-funded grants here: http://bit.ly/2cDqxnl
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Recruitment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States, begins today: http://bit.ly/2cp1KPx
Recruitment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States, began today.
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Going #backtoschool? Add mental health education to your agenda. Read up on how mental conditions can affect children and teens: http://bit.ly/2bbTbVI
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Are you looking for coping strategies for anxious kids? Join our free webinar Sept 15 at 1pm ET. Space is limited, sign up or join our waitlist today: http://bit.ly/2c3Fuy1
Presenter: Erin D. Berman, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, NIMH Topics Include: How to identify an anxious child How to change anxious thinking The science and biological roots of anxiety in children How computer technology is transforming the understanding of anxiety Current treatment options (medications & CBT: cognitive behavioral therapy) This webinar is free and open to the public. Please note that participants will need access to a computer ...
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Scientists have synthesized a molecule that blocks pain in mice without the side effects of morphine. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2bAGSnz
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Even though genetic variations associated with schizophrenia and autism overlap by only 5 percent, researchers found that risk genes for the two disorders activate in the same part of the brain during infancy. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2bjIBx1
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