The Institute for Mental Health Research (IMHR) provides critical seed funding for research in the field of mental health. IMHR provides creative investigators and research teams the initial funding they require to explore the complex mechanisms that underlie the psychological and neurobiological processes of mental disorders. The goal of IMHR’s efforts is to further understand the nature of mental disorders, their effect on the individual and their family, and to develop effective treatments to ameliorate them.
$2 million dollars
Follow-up research support from federal and foundation sources has brought $10.64 for every dollars that IMHR has invested in seed projects
A total of 49 research scientists have received seed support since 2001
THE IMHR BOARD
Keith Crnic, Ph.D.
Michael F. Meyer
Mary Davis, Ph.D.
Mark Landy, CPA
Sara T. Gordon
Gary Grove, M.D.
Latest IMHR News and Blogs
The Institute for Mental Health Research is kicking off a new series of events — Focus on Mental Health — that have been created to share information with the public about mental health. The focus of these events will be on innovation and best practices in research and practice, and many of the events will Read more about Focus on Mental Health: Identifying Substance Abuse Among Mentally Ill Adolescents[…]
Schizophrenia is a debilitating mental illness characterized by psychosis (i.e., hallucinations, delusions) and cognitive deficits. Despite more than a century of research, the causes of schizophrenia are unclear. Recently, however, researchers discovered something that they think will help them understand why some people develop schizophrenia. Researchers discovered that people with schizophrenia have abnormal retinal blood Read more about Guest Scientist: Abnormal Blood Vessels in the Eye Linked with Schizophrenia – Dr. Madeline Meier[…]
The Institute for Mental Health Research has been under the wise and meticulous reign of Mike Meyer, the founder of Meyer Consulting and one of the masterminds behind IMHR and its many successes since 2001. Under Meyer, the Institute for Mental Health Research has grown and blossomed into the wonderful organization it is today, having Read more about IMHR Gets A New President[…]
Under the tutelage and guidance of Dr. Nick Breitborde, an expert in psychiatry, schizophrenia, and psychosis, IMHR has spearheaded an ambitious and game-changing project in mental health care: a center, backed by a research institute, dedicated to helping teens and young adults struggling with early episodes of psychotic disorders. Why is this center so outside Read more about IMHR’s Early Psychosis Intervention Center (Epicenter)[…]