New research ties housing instability to poor mental health in LGBTQ+ youth
Unhoused LGBTQ+ youth are up to four times as likely to report depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts.
Loneliness damages not just childrenâ€™s mental health, but grades as well
Children who feel lonely are more likely to leave school with worse grades than classmates who never experience loneliness.
Understanding Developmental Processes in Youth Suicide
This concept aims to encourage research on the processes that contribute to suicide risk in youth in the United States.
Novel Assays to Address Translational Gaps in Treatment Development
This initiative would address a translational gap in therapeutic discovery and development that exists between the preclinical screening pipeline and early experimental medicine studies in humans.
Expanding Collaborative Implementation Science for the End the Epidemic National Plan
This concept aims to encourage implementation science research to strengthen the evidence for effective interventions and implementation strategies that address social and structural determinants of health (SSDoH), reduce inequities, and ultimately imp…
NIMH Faculty Development Award to Promote Diversity in Mental Health Research
The goal of this concept is to enhance the diversity of the mental health research workforce by supporting early career faculty investigators from groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral, and social sciences who propose…
Improving Mental Health of Mobile Populations through Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Implementation Approaches
This concept seeks to support research to improve diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and mental health services for mobile populations, such as refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), and migrants.
Innovative Mental Health Services Research Not Involving Clinical Trials
The goal of this concept would be to support non-clinical trial mental health services research in high priority, but understudied areas where generating new knowledge can have high public health impact.
Dr. Robert Heinssen to Step Down as DSIR Director
In June 2022, Robert Heinssen, Ph.D., ABPP, will step down as director of the NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research (DSIR) and transition to a new role as a senior advisor in the NIMH Office of the Director.
Extramural Research Community Listening Session: Town Hall
This listening session will feature a panel of researchers sharing their perspectives on barriers and facilitators to equity in funding success for minoritized NIMH grant applicants.