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National Institutes of Health

Mental Health Topics

NIMH supports research on the following disorders:

These disorders occur in:

Getting Help

Locate mental health services in your area, affordable healthcare, NIMH clinical trials, and listings of professionals and organizations.

NIMH Publications

Visit the NIMH Publications Page for booklets, fact sheets, and easy-to-read materials on the above topics. Some of these publications are in Spanish.

Educational Curriculum on the Science of Mental Illness

Cover for the Science of Mental Illness

Students gain insight into the biological basis of mental illnesses and how scientific evidence and research can help us understand its causes and lead to treatments and, ultimately, cures.