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Research is vital to advancing our understanding of mental illness and, eventually, finding a cure. Research is the ultimate source of hope for people living with mental illness and their families. And research is imperative if we are to understand early intervention strategies as well as all we can about the mental illness continuum including medication side-effects, nutrition, recovery and more.

In addition to the information resources below, NAMI frequently features research content in the Advocate, NAMI’s membership magazine. Join today to start receiving the Advocate. If you’re already a member, visit the Advocate online.


Research Top Stories
Teen Sleeplessness Leads to More Sick Days
Recent research highlights the link between sleep habits and illness. Check out some tips for getting a better night’s sleep.
NAMI Family-to-Family: Evidence Meets Experience
In his blog, Dr. Ken Duckworth explains the significance of the NAMI Family-to-Family program being named an evidence based practice.
Ask the Doctor: Living Well with Bipolar Disorder
Dr. Nierenberg joined NAMI’s medical director Ken Duckworth to look at the combination of factors that help ensure wellness.
Meditation Shows Promise in Relieving Anxiety and Depression
Meditation is a means of developing wellness, an ongoing process of learning how to make choices that support a more successful, healthy life. A new analysis explores the benefits.
Susanna Compassionately Portrays Postpartum Depression
Postpartum depression affects millions of women across the country. Susanna, a Web series starring Anna Paquin and Maggie Grace, mindfully dramatizes one woman’s experience.
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