To ensure that we are providing the best and most current information to our members, NAMI monitors current research across the field of mental health. On this page, you can find up-to-date information from government organizations like the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), private institutions like the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, and academic and industry researchers.
For more new stories from the National Institute of Mental Health, please visit their Science News website.
For more new stories from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, please visit their Newsletter website.
Oct 02 2018
This month NIH launches the 2018-2019 All of Us Journey, a traveling educational exhibit. The tour will begin in North Kansas City, MO and visit cities across the southwest to bring education and enrollment resources to communities that have been historically underrepresented in research. Interested people can learn about research and enroll on the spot, including answering surveys and providing measurements and samples. For more about the All of Us Journey, please visit the NIH website.
Oct 01 2018
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has released initial data from the 2017 National Survey of Children’s Health, a voluntary survey that provides national- and state-level estimates of key measures of child health and well-being. Findings include that in 2016-2017, 80% of children aged 3-17 who were reported as needing mental health services in the past 12 months received these services. For more information, please visit the HRSA website.
Sep 01 2018
Crisis Intervention Teams can improve the safety and effectiveness of law enforcement response to people experiencing behavioral health crises by using data to inform practice. This SAMHSA guide provides information about building partnerships, identifying metrics, establishing data collection processes, analyzing and reporting data, and expanding organizational capacity. For more information, please visit the SAMHSA website.