NAMI Washington is the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Washington State Outreach Partner. The NIMH Outreach Partnership Program supports 55 state and local organizations. Outreach partners conduct mental health outreach and education to individuals with mental illness, and their families and others that stand to benefit from the research NIMH supports. NIMH envisions a world in which mental illnesses are prevented and cured. 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.
NIMH Bi-Weekly Update:
The November 1, 2018 NIMH Update can be downloaded by clicking here.
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NIH Washington State Clinical Trials:

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National Recruitment: Bipolar Disorder (Pediatric) Research Study:

Treatment of Severe Mood Dysregulation, SMD

(Inpatient: 12- to 15 weeks) This study tests the efficacy of different treatments for decreasing irritability in children with severe mood and behavioral problems. Participants have symptoms of severe irritability and are not doing well on their current medications. The child must be currently in treatment with a physician, medically healthy and not currently hospitalized, psychotic or suicidal. The study includes day or full hospitalization to discontinue medication, followed by either methylphenidate plus citalopram, or methylphenidate plus placebo. Recruiting ages 7-17. [09-M-0034]  Learn more about joining this study by clicking here.

For more information on research conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, MD click here.