The National Institute of Mental Health supports research studies on mental health problems. Clinical trials are scientific studies to find better ways to prevent, detect, or treat illnesses. Learn more about clinical trials.
You can learn more about how to participate, refer a patient, or learn about results of studies at ClinicalTrials.gov, the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Library of Medicine's registry of federally and privately funded clinical trials for all diseases. NIH-funded studies recruit participants on a variety of mental health topics.
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A Participant's Guide to Mental Health Clinical Research provides answers to common questions about volunteering for mental health clinical research.