Supporting Mental Illness Research

Throughout 2019 and 2020, 10% of all proceeds will be donated to the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. 

Quick Facts

Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience mental illness in a given year.* Source: National Institute of Mental Health

Just over 20 percent of children, either currently or at some point during their life, have had a seriously debilitating mental disorder.Source: National Institute of Mental Health

More than 450 million people around the world live with mental illnesses.Source: World Health Organization

 

About the Foundation

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research. 100% of every dollar donated for research is invested in research grants since operating expenses are covered by separate foundation grants.

The Foundation funds the most innovative ideas in neuroscience and psychiatry to better understand the causes and develop new ways to treat brain and behavior disorders.

These illnesses include:

  • addiction
  • attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • anxiety
  • autism
  • bipolar disorder
  • borderline personality disorder (BPD)
  • depression
  • eating disorders
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • schizophrenia