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ENewsletter: Mental Health in America

Contents Mental Health in America Signs of Progress and Challenges Ahead A Promising Moment MacArthur's Focus on Mental Health A Closing Thought   Mental Health in America: Bringing the Best of Research to Practice and Policy ... Read More

Opening Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Announcement of Bipartisan Congressional Mayors’ Caucus

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the Foundation's efforts to make American cities better places to live. Read More

Research Networks: Transitions to Adulthood and Socioeconomic Status and Health

About 25 percent of the MacArthur Foundation’s grantmaking budget each year is devoted to research, the vast majority of which is designed to have practical application and to inform policy. Over the years, support for ... Read More

Effort to Provide the Best Research on Early Child Development

The National Scientific Council on the Developing Child at Brandeis University's Heller School has organized what is planned to be the nation's leading resource about early child brain and behavior development. Read More

MacArthur Awards Grant Of $4.8 Million For Research On Socioeconomic Status And Health

MacArthur's award to the University of California at San Francisco will be used over the course of four years to identify pathways by which socioeconomic factors "get under the skin" to influence health. Read More

Research Network on Mandated Community Treatment

The Network on Mandated Community Treatment seeks to create a scientifically sound evidence base for developing effective policy and practice on whether, and how, to require certain people with mental disorders to adhere to treatment in ...

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Research Network on Youth Mental Health Care

The Research Network on Youth Mental Health Care seeks to identify scientifically validated mental health treatments for children and adolescents, make them practical for use in clinical settings, and develop strategies to encourage and facilitate their ...

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Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood

Young adulthood is an overlooked era. Yet ages 18 to 30 is a time of profound change. The Network on Transitions to Adulthood is examining this important developmental period, shedding new light on what it means ...

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