Child Mind Institute

We are an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children struggling with mental health and learning disorders.

Accelerating Discovery

Our research is unlocking the secrets of the developing brain and changing the way we diagnose and treat mental health and learning disorders.

Delivering Care

Our clinical teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, and we partner with families and schools to provide support when and where children need it most.

Empowering Change

Our free resources, educational events and awareness campaigns empower parents and teachers to help our children succeed in school and in life.

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Children's Mental Health Report: Teen Brain and Behavior

Our 2017 Children's Mental Health Report take a look at the teenage years, highlighting unique factors that make adolescence exciting, important, and potentially dangerous.

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September is Suicide Prevention Month.

Warning signs, protective factors and how to get help.

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