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  • National Institute of Mental Health Request for Information on State of Mental Illness Research

    Today, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) released a Request for Information (RFI) on the state of mental illness research and NIMH's role in the development of this research. According to the RFI, this information is being solicited in preparation for the next NIMH director.

    Stakeholders from the scientific research community and the general public who will represent the full diversity of perspectives on mental illness research are invited to comment.

    Among the topics specifically listed by NIMH for comment are translational research, intervention research, services research, diversity and training of the workforce, advocacy and outreach efforts, and the Institute's intramural research efforts.

    All responses must be submitted electronically by June 30, 2016.

    More detailed information on the opportunity and how to submit comments can be found in the RFI (Notice Number: NOT-MH-16-015).

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  • The Office of the Child Advocate for the State of Connecticut report on the Sandy Hook shooting that took 27 lives including 20 school children highlights critical gaps in our mental health system for children. As this report clearly states, a siloed...

  • A recent article in the New York Times, Lacking Rules, Insurers Balk at Paying for Intensive Psychiatric Care , describes several heart-wrenching examples of insurance companies denying coverage for hospital or residential treatment for children...