Children & Adolescents

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Month

In honor of the 1-in-5 children living with mental illness (according to the National Institute of Mental Health), this page highlights important progress being made to better understand psychiatric disorders in children and to improve early intervention techniques and treatments. You’ll find here NARSAD Grant-funded research projects and discoveries, videos of prizewinning researchers, stories of recovery from some of our supporters and more.

Videos:

The following playlists contain videos related to child and adolescent psychiatric research:

Foundation Prizewinner Video Playlist

Prizewinner Symposium Presentations - Children & Adolescent Research

Foundation Webinars - Children & Adolescent Research

 

Meet-the-Scientist Webinar Series:

BJ Casey

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Sign up today for our free September webinar featuring BJ Casey, Ph.D., as she discusses "Child and Adolescent Psychiatry."

CURRENT NARSAD GRANT-FUNDED PROJECTS:

In the past year alone, the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has awarded 65 NARSAD Grant projects to researchers focused on finding ways to alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness in children and adolescents. Read about these current NARSAD Grant-funded projects.

Stories of Recovery:

Read about children and teens recovering from mental illness:

One Mom Shares How Early Intervention in Bipolar Disorder Saved Her Daughter’s Life

I Thought Maybe This Was Normal - A family’s struggle with bipolar disorder highlights the importance of diagnosis and early intervention

Focus on Family Support - Ann and Rob Laitman support the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation with the hope that their son, Daniel, will realize his hopes and dreams

Publications:

Read The Quarterly, Summer 2012 - Focus on "Childhood and Adolescence"

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Research Discoveries:
 
Rachel G. Klein of NYU Child Study Center and expert on ADHD
Rachel G. Klein
April 18, 2012
From The Quarterly, Spring 2012 Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disturbance of self-control, of what we call response inhibition, or delay...
Rachel G. Klein, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry NYU Child Study Center
Rachel G. Klein, Ph.D.
April 18, 2012
Founding Member of the Foundation Scientific Council Shares Insight from 33-year Cohort Study with Children From The Quarterly, Spring 2012 Adolescence is a...
Daniel S. Pine, MD - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Daniel S. Pine, MD
April 18, 2012
From The Quarterly, Spring 2012 Adolescent depression is a worldwide mental health problem that often goes unrecognized, misdiagnosed and/or untreated. An in-...
February 02, 2012
  “THE TEENAGE MIND: WHAT EVERY PARENT NEEDS TO KNOW”Presented by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundationin partnership with Sage Hill School     CONTACT...
Bita Moghaddam, PhD
Bita Moghaddam, PhD
January 20, 2012
Scientific Council Member Bita Moghaddam, PhD, led adolescent brain research at the University of Pittsburgh that identified more activity in teen brains, in...

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