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National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
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Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through research
Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through research

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), in collaboration with the Mental Health Innovation Network and other federal partners, has released the RISING SUN toolkit to help clinicians, communities, policymakers, and researchers measure the impact and effectiveness of suicide prevention efforts in rural and tribal communities across the Arctic: http://bit.ly/2LqrWJN
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Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Read more about the signs, symptoms, treatments, and therapy options for bipolar disorder: http://bit.ly/2o7I0YU
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Researchers have developed a new model to predict suicide attempts and death by suicide using electronic health records and advancements in statistical modeling. This new model is more accurate than previous models using health records and may help practitioners make better-informed clinical decisions as well as reduce death by suicide: http://bit.ly/2Lb4Kiy
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Depression is one of the most common mental health problems, but it often goes unnoticed and untreated among young African American men. Download The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity's “Brother You’re on My Mind” toolkit for materials needed to educate community members on depression and stress in African American men. Use the toolkit to plan and execute community education events and build strategic community partnerships to advance initiative goals: http://bit.ly/2KrLhdl #MinorityMentalHealthMonth
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Everyone feels stressed from time to time, but what's happening inside the brain? A recent NIMH study published in Nature Neuroscience revealed more about the organization and function of a brain structure that may serve a key role in linking stress detection to the development of adaptive behaviors: http://bit.ly/2umhWdt
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Registration closes soon for the 24th Mental Health Services Research Conference on August 1-2 in Rockville, MD. Register today! http://bit.ly/2E3Pdyp
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How can you make a difference in suicide prevention? Learn about what to do if you think someone might be at risk. Know the contributing factors and warning signs for suicide and the 5 Action Steps for Helping Someone in Emotional Pain: http://bit.ly/2HFlMTI
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Members of racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States are less likely to have access to mental health services and less likely to use mental health services. For Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, learn more about the goals of NIMH’s Minority Mental Health and Mental Health Disparities Program: http://bit.ly/2N32vza
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Men and women experience many of the same mental disorders but their willingness to talk about their feelings, and their symptoms, may be very different. For #MensHealthMonth, learn more about the signs and symptoms of mental illness in men: http://bit.ly/2smyDpg
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A new study shows promising results for a targeted e-health HIV intervention program called Keep it Up! (KIU!). Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2MznicV
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