Children & Adolescents
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.
The following playlists contain videos related to child and adolescent psychiatric research:
Meet-the-Scientist Webinar Series:
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:
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
Read The Quarterly, Summer 2012 - Focus on "Childhood and Adolescence"