Thursday, June 16, 2011

NIMH table spreads cheer at NAMI convention

Or, this is what your government wants you to believe about mental illness. It's strictly brain-based.

The NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) invites you to visit our table at the NAMI 2011 Annual Convention

Chicago, IL July 6-9, 2011
Exhibit Booth 106 – Southeast Exhibit Hall
Location: Chicago Hilton
720 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL60605Now available to view on the NIMH website:

Brain Basics

A self-guided education module that uses images and animation to show how the brain works, how mental illnesses are disorders of the brain, and ongoing research that helps us better understand and treat disorders.

Mental Health Statistics

A resource that represents an extensive collection of our best statistics on the prevalence, treatment, and costs of mental disorders. Equally important are sections that have been included on mental health-related disability and on suicide.

Featured below are several publications that may be of interest. All NIMH publications are available at no cost.

Suicide in America: Frequently Asked Questions

A brief overview of the statistics on depression and suicide with information on depression treatments and suicide prevention.

Learn more about this publication.

Brain Development During Childhood and Adolescence (Fact Sheet)

A fact sheet that describes the past, present and future of research on brain development.

Learn more about this publication.

About Us

The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery and cure.

Our Location

6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD20892-9663
Phone: 301-443-4513
Toll-free: 1-866-615-6464
TTY: 301-443-8431
TTY Toll-free: 1-866-415-8051
Fax: 301-443-4279

We also invite you to view NIMH Science News about mental health.
For the latest NIMH research news and funding opportunities, subscribe to a NIMH e-mail newsletter or RSS feed.

Haven't registered yet for the NAMI Convention?


Just come to the on-site registration desk located on the lower level of the Chicago Hilton.You can register for the full convention or just for one day. On-site registration will be open Wednesday – Saturday.
Visit for details on registration fees. You can also download a complete program schedule to help you plan your time at the convention.

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