June 23, 2020
The Award Recognizes His Leadership in Open Science to Advance Our Understanding of the Human Brain and Mental Health Disorders More
NEW YORK, NY – Michael P. Milham, MD, PhD, vice president of research at the Child Mind Institute, has received the Open Science Award from the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), an international society dedicated to using neuroimaging to discover the organization of the human brain. The prestigious honor was presented today during a special virtual ceremony as part of OHBM 2020, the organization’s annual meeting.
May 5, 2020
Program Connects Public Hospital Employees With Child Mind Institute Clinicians to Help Parents Worried About Their Children’s Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic More
NEW YORK, NY – The Child Mind Institute, in partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals, is launching a free parent helpline for all employees at New York City’s public hospitals on May 11th. The helpline, staffed by the Child Mind Institute’s expert clinicians, will provide these New Yorkers who are giving so much to keep us safe and healthy with advice and support if they have concerns about their children’s mental health during this crisis.
May 1, 2020
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the nationwide campaign has taken on new importance during unusually trying times. TODAY shares a first look at “We Thrive Inside,” a star-studded effort to help kids and families cope featuring celebrities such as Missy Franklin, Octavia Spencer and Moby. NBC’s Cynthia McFadden reports. More at Today
April 30, 2020
Participants receive word clouds that reflect their emotions; their insights can help researchers develop new resources for families More
NEW YORK, NY – Parents, teachers, students, health workers, patients, and others now have a platform to document their fears, frustrations, and hopes during the COVID-19 crisis: CrisisLogger.org, a new, interactive website from the Child Mind Institute. Participants in this unique research initiative can use the platform as a diary to document their thoughts and feelings for themselves or allow researchers to analyze their stories with the hope of understanding individual struggles and needs during the crisis and informing future resource development and interventions.
April 26, 2020
New York, NY – On Saturday, April 25, Academy Award-winning actress Emma Stone and choreographer Ryan Heffington, owner of the popular Los Angeles dance studio The Sweat Spot, joined forces to support the Child Mind Institute’s essential work providing clinical care and resources for families during the COVID-19 crisis. Stone and Heffington danced and lip synced together on Instagram @thesweatspot as a fundraiser for the national non-profit dedicated to transforming the lives of children struggling with mental health and learning disorders. More
April 6, 2020
New York - Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) today announced a grant to support the Child Mind Institute’s multi-channel COVID-19 response initiative, which will broadly distribute clinical expertise and evidence-based best practices in mental health to bring critical resources to parents and caregivers during this time. The Child Mind Institute is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders, and a founding member of the Morgan Staley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health. More
March 23, 2020
NEW YORK, NY – The Child Mind Institute today announced that Mimi Corcoran, a respected nonprofit executive and advocate for children, has been named the organization’s new executive director. In this role, she will help shape and guide the organization’s fundraising efforts, partnership strategy, and overall institutional strategy. More
February 3, 2020
Grant Funds New Digital Initiative Bringing Mental Health Resources to Underserved Communities and Impacting More Than 400,000 Families More
NEW YORK, NY – Parents serve as gatekeepers for the healthcare system. Educating parents on when and how to seek treatment for their children is a critical step toward reducing gaps in care. The Child Mind Institute has been awarded $3.4 million by the Morgan Stanley Foundation, marking the launch of the Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health. The Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health brings together key leaders in the children’s mental health space to strategically address children’s mental health concerns, particularly focused on vulnerable communities, and the far-reaching challenges of stress, anxiety, and depression.
November 20, 2019
Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton Presented Brooke Garber Neidich With the 2019 Child Advocacy Award for Her Commitment to Improving the Lives of Children With Mental Health and Learning Disorders More
Ali Wentworth, Brooke Shields, Mary-Kate Olsen, Jesse Eisenberg and Jane Rosenthal among attendees at Cipriani
NEW YORK, NY – The Child Mind Institute celebrated its 10th anniversary at the organization’s Child Advocacy Award Dinner last night at Cipriani 42ndStreet. Secretary Hillary Clinton, Brooke Shields, Mary-Kate Olsen, Jesse Eisenberg and Jane Rosenthal were in attendance to honor and celebrate individuals committed to helping children overcome mental health and learning disorders. Secretary Clinton made a surprise appearance to present Child Mind Institute co-founder and board of directors co-chair Brooke Garber Neidich, a passionate and tireless champion for children struggling with mental health disorders, with the 2019 Child Advocacy Award.
November 1, 2019
Diagnoses Increasing at a Much Higher Rate in Adults Than Children More
NEW YORK, NY – Researchers from the Child Mind Institute and colleagues have found that diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults more than doubled over a ten year period, far surpassing the increased diagnosis rate in children. Notably, white adult patients had significantly higher rates of diagnosis compared to other racial and ethnic subgroups.