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Join us in a few days for our free #brainchat featuring Dr. Matthew W. State of the University of California, San Francisco. He will present on the #genetics behind #autism. https://bbrfoundation.org/meet-the-scientist-march-2015
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Zelda Williams​ speaks with the Today Show​ about #depression, remembering her father and the importance of addressing #mentalillness. http://www.today.com/video/today/57036196#57036196
Video on Today: Zelda Williams sits down with NBC national correspondent Kate Snow to talk about her dad’s death. The daughter of the late comedian thinks people should have open conversations about mental illness.
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Join us in one week for a free #brainchat on March 3rd at 2pm ET. Dr. Matthew State of the University of California. San Francisco will present on the #genetics behind #autism. Register today: https://bbrfoundation.org/meet-the-scientist-march-2015
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In recognition of ‪#‎NEDAwarenessWeek, read a study about the #eatingdisorder #anorexia #nervosa from Dr. William Kyle Simmons of The Laureate Brain Institute. http://ow.ly/Jppmx
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"New Approach Provides Path Toward Functional Recovery in Bipolar Disorder." Read a new study on ‪#‎bipolar disorder‬ from the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona's, Dr. Carla Torrent: http://ow.ly/Jpngi
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What is seasonal #ocd? Are any of you affected by this #mentalhealth condition? http://www.livescience.com/49942-seasonal-obsessive-compulsive-disorder-cured.html
The woman's obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms appeared every year when winter began, and then ended as the seasons shifted toward summer. After living with the condition for a decade, the woman was treated at a clinic and recovered.
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Demi Lovato continues to speak up about her struggles with #mentalhealth disorders. http://ow.ly/JE0wp #endstigma #eatingdisorders #bipolar #‎NEDAwarenessWeek‬
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How do you go about helping a friend with #depression? http://ow.ly/JDFam
Depression is quickly becoming one of the United State’s biggest health worries. The usual statistic we know is that 1 in 10 Americans will seek help for depression at some point in their lives, but the diagnosis level is growing rapidly, and a lot of people with clinical depression — up to 80
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Do you know the difference between #bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder (#bpd)? http://www.empowher.com/bipolar-disorder/content/how-identify-bipolar-and-borderline-personality-disorders
Bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder are two different conditions that are often confused with each other because both include some similar symptoms.
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Join our free #brainchat on March 3rd with Dr. Matthew State of Yale University​. Register today and learn about the role #genetics plays in the development of #autism. https://bbrfoundation.org/meet-the-scientist-march-2015
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"There's something about the smell of a fire that you can never forget."

Are veterans the only ones who are at risk of developing #ptsd? http://www.wifr.com/home/headlines/PTSD-Not-Just-a-Combat-Problem-292767181.html
When we hear of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, we tend to associate it with members of the military, but that fact is, f we've experienced any type of traumatic event, we could be at risk of developing PTSD.
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To bring the joy of living to those with mental illness
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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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