What We Do

Spread Awareness

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We attend events, conferences, and walks to spread
awareness about the need for more research on
mental illnesses to develop better treatments.

To see more visit our Flickr page and our blog.

 

Speak Out

We support legislation that promotes mental health research, whether by increasing funding or improving regulations and policies.

Letter in response to the 21st Century Cures Act draft legislation
Letter in support of the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act

Promote science

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We provide accurate, up-to-date information about research
and the science of brain disorders, as well as about the need for more research
to find cures for mental illnesses.

See our “Educate” page.

 

Research News

Supporting BRAIN: Research for Cures
A promising start In April 2013, President Obama announced the BRAIN Initiative, an effort intended to take brain research to... Read More »
Research Focus: Bipolar Disorder in a Dish
A research study has used a new cellular model to see “inside” the brains of people with bipolar disorder. We... Read More »
Suicide Research: Let’s Fund The Agenda To Reduce Suicide
What can suicide research tell us? Ultimately, we want research to tell us how to reduce suicide and suicide attempts.... Read More »
Can we prevent suicide?
It’s fair to say that in the U.S., our attempts to prevent suicide thus far have failed—the rate of deaths... Read More »

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