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This is a true story about what happened to a family when mental illness struck one of its children.
My son Todd Christopher O’Connell was born April 18, 1965. It was an Easter Sunday. Everyone said “Todd is...
In 2011, the Foundation awarded $1.5 million in NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grants to fund 15 brilliant scientists.
The NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant is the largest grant awarded by the Brain &...
“What we’re interested in now is intervening early with family intervention, family-focused therapy, to try to determine if we can stave off the onset of the disorder, or at least make it less severe if it does occur.”...
“As we understand the way in which the brain goes awry, we can be very hopeful that we’re going to discover new ways to treat brain diseases and understand them.”