Research is vital to advancing our understanding of mental illness and, eventually, finding a cure. Research is the ultimate source of hope for people living with mental illness and their families. And research is imperative if we are to understand early intervention strategies as well as all we can about the mental illness continuum including medication side-effects, nutrition, recovery and more.
In addition to the information resources below, NAMI frequently features research content in the Advocate, NAMI’s membership magazine. Join today to start receiving the Advocate. If you're already a member, visit the Advocate online.
- Research Opportunities
A listing of research projects that require the participation of individuals with mental illness and, occasionally, their family members.
- Protection of Research Volunteers
What you should know before participating in research studies.
- Scientific Council
Meet NAMI’s Scientific Council, a group of leading scientists who study the brain, behavior and mental illness who inform and direct NAMI's research-related efforts.
- Advances in Research
Learn about recent advances in research and connect with resources for finding further information.
- Research, Services and Treatment for Children and Adolescents
A listing of topics relating to research and evidence-based treatments for youth.
- NAMI Policy on Research
Learn about NAMI’s public policy positions and advocacy activity relating to research.