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 Facebook Fundraisers to Support Mental Health Research

In December of 2017, the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) signed up to accept donations on Facebook. Little did we know just how quickly users would take to this new opportunity to support mental health research using the world’s largest social network.

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Integrating Virtual Reality into Psychotherapy for Anxious Youth

In this webinar, moderated by Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein, Weill Cornell Medicine Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry, Dr. Michelle Pelcovitz presents Integrating Virtual Reality Into Psychotherapy for Anxious Youth. Here is a transcript of the presentation.

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In October, 2019, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation President and CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein appeared on The Business of Giving Podcast hosted by Denver Frederick which aired on AM 970 The Answer WNYM in New York City.

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How to Support Someone with Mental Illness

1 in 5 of us lives with a mental illness. We all have a family member or loved one affected by mental illness. Like any other health problem, someone with a mental illness needs all of your love and support. Here are some tips to help you support someone living with mental illness.

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    Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression

    Dr. Mayberg presents a webinar on Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression. Dr. Mayberg is the Director of the Center of Advanced Circuit Therapeutics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She's a member of BBRF's Scientific Council, was a 2002 BBRF Distinguished Investigator Grantee, a 1995 Independent Investigator Grantee, and a 1991 Young Investigator Grantee. She also received the Foundation's 2007 Falcone Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Affective Disorders Research.

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