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Dr. Gordon explains how computational and theoretical neuroscience can advance research into mental disorders...Learn More
Dr. Gordon talks about NIMH’s commitment to support the development and testing of psychosocial interventions in the greater context of the experimental therapeutics approach to treatment research...Learn More
Dr. Gordon discusses research aimed at identifying the causes of autism spectrum disorder including findings emerging from studies of genetic factors...Learn More
In the second of two messages for Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Gordon talks about NIMH funding of research aimed at developing interventions and services for people across the lifespan with autism spectrum disorder...Learn More

SAMHSA News Release

The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) recognizes that trauma and toxic stress are critical public health concerns, with detrimental effects on individuals, agencies and across generations.   But with 9,000 employees serving a diverse city with almost a million residents, making sustainable change is a daunting task.  In their Trauma-Informed Systems (TIS) initiative, SFDPH […]..Learn More
The old saying “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” has been chanted for years from one kid to another when harsh words are spoken. But, in reality, words can hurt more than sticks and stones. SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is producing a webcast series, The Power […]..Learn More
Did you know that 1 in 5 people in the United States has a diagnosable mental health condition?  That touches nearly every family in America, including our Latino communities.  SAMHSA recently released new public service announcements (PSAs) to raise awareness among Hispanic/Latino communities about the five signs of emotional distress, and where to go for […]..Learn More
In Tarpon Springs, Florida, volunteers are at the center of efforts to create a trauma-informed community.  Citizen involvement is one of the hallmarks of a public health approach.  It is also one of the “implementation domains” featured in SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach. During her time as Vice Mayor of […]..Learn More
We’re very pleased to announce that the Administration for Children and Families, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Administration for Community Living and the Offices of the Assistant Secretary for Health and the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at HHS have developed a “Guide to Trauma-Informed Human Services.”  The Guide is […]..Learn More

NIMH Director's Blog

Dr. Gordon explains how computational and theoretical neuroscience can advance research into mental disorders...Learn More
Dr. Gordon talks about NIMH’s commitment to support the development and testing of psychosocial interventions in the greater context of the experimental therapeutics approach to treatment research...Learn More
Dr. Gordon discusses research aimed at identifying the causes of autism spectrum disorder including findings emerging from studies of genetic factors...Learn More
In the second of two messages for Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Gordon talks about NIMH funding of research aimed at developing interventions and services for people across the lifespan with autism spectrum disorder...Learn More

Mental Health America's Advocacy Network Alerts

Urge members of House to keep mental health provisions in healthcare reform..Learn More
Take Action to Save Mental Health Reforms being repealed by the American Health Care Act!..Learn More
Tell Your Governor To Stop Congress From Repealing Mental Health Reforms..Learn More