Annotation: The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a component of the National Institutes of Health, conducts and supports research that seeks to understand, treat, and prevent mental illness. The Institute's public inquiries line is staffed with information specialists who respond to requests from the lay public, clinicians, and the scientific community with a variety of publications. These include printed materials on such subjects as basic behavioral research, neuroscience of mental health, rural mental health, children's mental disorders, schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, eating disorders, autism, Alzheimer's disease, and panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social phobia and other anxiety disorders. Information on NIMH-sponsored meetings, workshops, and symposia, and a list of NIMH publications, including several in Spanish, is available on the institute's Web site. The public can subscribe to the NIMH E-News listserv on the Web site for periodic updates on NIMH activities, programs, and publications.
Keywords: Mental health, Education, Health promotion, Listservs, Mental disorders