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Dr. Gordon relates highlights of summer scientific meetings...Learn More
Dr. Gordon offers highlights of his summer reading in science and literature...Learn More
September is National Suicide Prevention month; focusing on the benefits of collaborations, Dr. Gordon outlines recent research results as well as future directions...Learn More

SAMHSA News Release

Every day, first responders including police officers, firefighters and emergency medical services ‘personnel face situations requiring rapid but thoughtful decision-making. De-escalating a crisis, particularly ones involving persons who may be experiencing a mental illness or substance use disorder requires an approach informed by behavioral health knowledge. SAMHSA developed resources for first responders to provide the […]..Learn More
Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) often are the least likely of the racial and ethnic groups to seek mental health care. Research indicates that they do not seek mental health services due to risk factors like lack of insurance, not knowing where to find appropriate services, cultural norms, language barriers, and negative […]..Learn More
Each day, millions of Americans with chronic conditions—mental illness, addictions, diabetes, asthma, and many more—go to work. In fact, 15% of adults who are employed full-time and 20% who are employed part-time experienced mental illness in the past year (Source: SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health). Sometimes people with mental health conditions—like those […]..Learn More
With Hurricane Harvey continuing to intensify today and expected to make landfall late tonight near Corpus Christi, Texas, Department of Health and Human Services personnel and resources have already deployed.  HHS is aggressively preparing to help all Americans in the path of what might be the strongest hurricane to strike the United States in more […]..Learn More
Each new school year brings a mixture of emotions for students, whether they are heading off to pre-school through post-graduate studies. They may mourn the end of summer but look forward to seeing friends. They may be excited about new challenges but worry about academic pressure and peer pressure. As developing minds process these emotions, […]..Learn More

NIMH Director's Blog

Dr. Gordon relates highlights of summer scientific meetings...Learn More
Dr. Gordon offers highlights of his summer reading in science and literature...Learn More
September is National Suicide Prevention month; focusing on the benefits of collaborations, Dr. Gordon outlines recent research results as well as future directions...Learn More

Mental Health America's Advocacy Network Alerts

Tell Senators to Say NO to the last minute effort to repeal and replace (9/19)..Learn More