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A new-found understanding of the hunger hormone may lead to an entirely new class of #antidepressant medications. Read an article about Next Generation Therapies for people living with #depression. http://ow.ly/z2YcW
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#NYTimes Article about direct brain recording & how it is raising hopes of new therapies for #depression & #anxiety. http://ow.ly/yYxo7
The Department of Defense announced a $40 million investment in direct brain recording. The aim is to develop new, memory-aiding treatments for traumatic brain injury, the signature wound of the wars in Iraq and in Afghanistan.
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Did you know that The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is also on #Twitter? Follow us at https://twitter.com/bbrfoundation and receive all of our latest tweets on #schizophrenia, #anxiety, #depression and more.
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Need a gift for a friend? Honor someone special with a donation to the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. http://ow.ly/ySBMq
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Foundation President, Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein, quoted in an "Everyday Health" article about caregivers for people living with #schizophrenia http://ow.ly/yCO4s
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Today is National #PTSD Awareness Day. Read an article from USA Today about the development of new technologies geared towards better PTSD treatments. http://ow.ly/ywgAA
The military's research arm is funding a project to develop an implantable chip with the aim of treating psychiatric disorders like depression, anxiety, addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder.
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#NPR features Scientific Council Member & NARSAD Grantee, Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D., as he speaks about the difference between #toxicstress & good stress & how they impact our #mentalhealth. http://ow.ly/yYypf
Ask somebody about stress, and you're likely to hear an outpouring about all the bad things that cause it — and the bad things that result. But if you
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“I’m very proud of him and his resiliency to move beyond his challenges and not let those define him...He’s a person with mental illness, not a mentally ill person.” Read about one young man's journey with #schizophrenia and #ptsd. http://ow.ly/yVy3k
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Did you know @bbrfoundation has awarded nearly $310 MILLION to find cures for #mentalillness? It's all because of gifts from people like you. Consider a donation to further the research today! http://ow.ly/ySCgA
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Scientific Council Member, Husseini K. Manji, M.D., was the co-author in a recent "USA Today" article about the importance of #brainresearch. http://ow.ly/ySqOE
The price tag pales in comparison to what mental illness costs America and the world.
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Foundation President, Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein, quoted in an article from "Everyday Health" about the warning signs of a relapse in #schizophrenia. http://ow.ly/yCNrp
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Join Team Daniel, July 19th at 9am EDT for their 5k run/walk, "Running for Recovery from Mental Illness". Learn more: http://ow.ly/yuDbr
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To bring the joy of living to those with mental illness
Introduction
Our Mission:
The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.

How we do it:
100% of all donor contributions for research are invested in NARSAD Grants leading to discoveries in understanding causes and improving treatments of disorders in children and adults, such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and anxiety disorders like obsessive-compulsive and post-traumatic stress disorders.

Our credentials:
Over a quarter of a century, we have awarded nearly $300 million worldwide to more than 3,000 scientists carefully selected by our prestigious Scientific Council.

Our vision:
To bring the joy of living to those affected by mental illness – those who are ill and their families and friends.

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