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National Institute of Mental Health

What is NIMH?
The National Institute on Mental Health is the lead Federal agency for research on mental and behavioral disorders. Its mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior. Their site includes up-to-date reports concerning child and adolescent mental health.

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