Facebook Live: Brain Stimulation Therapies

Date and Time

May 1, 2024
3:00 to 3:30 pm Eastern Time

General description

In recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is hosting a Facebook Live event on Brain stimulation therapies. The event features NIMH expert Sarah H. Lisanby, MD, director of the Noninvasive Neuromodulation Unit in the Pathophysiology and Experimental Therapeutics Branch and director of the NIMH Division of Translational Research.

Brain stimulation therapies can help people with certain mental disorders who have not responded to other treatments. During the event, Dr. Lisanby will describe common types of brain stimulation therapies and why they are used, dispel misconceptions, and highlight NIMH-supported research in this area.


No registration is required for this free event. Watch the event live on NIMH Facebook Page .

More information

  • A Facebook account is not required to watch, but you will need an account to ask questions during the event.
  • The event will be archived on the NIMH website and Facebook page so you can access it after the event.
  • Sign language interpreters will be provided.

Note: NIMH experts cannot provide specific medical advice or referrals. Consult a qualified healthcare provider for diagnosis, treatment and answers to your personal questions. If you need help finding a provider, visit nimh.nih.gov/findhelp. If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 988 Suicide and life-saving crisis . Call or text 988. Call 988 (for help in Spanish).

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