Mental Illness (General)

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A Novel Way to Help People in Prisons and Jails with Severe Mental Illness

Q&A with Judge Steven Leifman, Associate Administrative Judge, Miami-Dade County Court-Criminal Division, Florida, 2018 BBRF Pardes Humanitarian Prizewinner in Mental Health, and 2012 BBRF Productive Lives Awardwinner.

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2018 International Mental Health Research Symposium Videos

This past October, our International Mental Health Research Symposium took place in New York City.

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2018 Research Highlights by Foundation Grantees

We are pleased to present you with the Top Advancements & Breakthroughs by Foundation Grantees, Prizewinners and Scientific Council members in 2018. They are presented in the order of their publication in scientific journals.

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Judge Faces the Challenge of the Criminalization of Mental Illness

Miami, Florida is famous for its sun, sand and sea. Less commonly known is the fact that it hosts the highest percentage of people with a mental illness of any urban area in the U.S.—three times the national average, to be exact.

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Homelessness and Mental Illness: A Challenge to Our Society

What is the prevalence of mental illness among people experiencing homelessness in the U.S.?

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