About Mental Illness

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)


Learn about mental health conditions at nami.org.


NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health)


NIMH, a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), funds and conducts research to help answer important scientific questions about mental illnesses. Through research, NIMH works to determine what is promising, what helps and why, what doesn’t work, and what is safe. NIMH also communicates with scientists, patients, providers, and the general public about the science of mental illnesses based on the latest research.


The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation


The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.