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NIH Public Bulletin – May 2011

Celebrating National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

When: May 3, 2011, 2:00 p.m.
Where: NIH Campus, Building 31C, 6th Floor, Conference Room 6, Bethesda, MD
Institute: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

On May 3, as part of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, NIMH is sponsoring a videocast panel of children's mental health researchers. This panel is a great chance to hear directly from experts working in the field. You can learn the state of the science in children's mental health and ask top NIH scientists about topics ranging from normal brain development to anxiety, bipolar disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Our expert panel features researchers from the NIMH Division of Intramural Research Programs, including:

  • Ellen Leibenluft, senior investigator and chief, Section on Bipolar Spectrum Disorders, Emotion and Development Branch
  • Daniel Pine, chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience and Emotion and Development Branch, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
  • Jay Giedd, chief, Unit on Brain Imaging, Child Psychiatry Branch
  • Benedetto Vitiello, chief, Child and Adolescent Treatment and Preventive Interventions Research Branch

The session will be moderated by Thomas R. Insel, director of NIMH.

Next Steps

You can connect to the videocast at

This page last reviewed on August 24, 2012

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