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NIH Public Bulletin – May 2012

The Developing Brain: What It Means for Treating Adolescents

When: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Where: Conference Room A1/A2, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD
Institute: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

This month, NIMH will host a panel of children's mental health experts in honor of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day. The panel will discuss neuroscience research findings related to teen brain development, cognition, emotional and behavioral growth, and treatment. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and hear directly from people working in the field.

Panelists include:

  • Jay Giedd, chief, Unit on Brain Imaging, Child Psychiatry Branch, Division of Intramural Research Programs, NIMH
  • Anne Marie Albano, associate professor of clinical psychology in psychiatry and director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Columbia University
  • Jason Mathison, nationally certified school psychologist, Prince George's County Public Schools, Prince George's County, Maryland

If you cannot attend the panel, you can watch it via a live videocast. Remote viewers will be able to submit questions and comments by e-mail during the live event, and the videocast will be archived for later viewing.

Next Steps

For more information or to register to attend the panel, please visit www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/childrens-mental-health-awareness-day/childrens-mental-health-awareness.shtml or contact nimhpress@mail.nih.gov.

This page last reviewed on August 21, 2012

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