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Our goal is to fund the most advanced neuroscience research to:
HDRF's work encompasses depression and its related mood disorders:
The pandemic has put mental health squarely at the top of our national agenda. In response, HDRF has begun a fast-track research program called the New Treatment Initiative. For 2021-2024, HDRF has awarded sizeable grants to four universities in order to accelerate novel, promising treatments for depression to the clinical trial stage.
This program complements the Depression Task Force initiative, but is separate from it.Click here to learn more about the clinical trials in the New Treatment Initiative.
The Depression Task Force has made remarkable research progress in 2021, which is outlined in our Research Report. read more
An important focus of HDRF's mission is to educate the public, correct misinformation, and reduce the stigma that still surrounds illnesses of the mind/brain.
Outstanding celebrity speakers who have shared their own experience with depression or a related mood disorder have appeared at our Annual Seminars.