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Mental Health

Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience mental illness every year. See how breakthroughs are helping improve the odds.

Breaking Through Depression

Breaking Through Depression

The latest treatments for mental illness are helping patients live more fulfilling lives.

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Improving Access to Treatment: Peggy Symons

Peggy Symons lives every single day advocating for more and better access to medications, not only for herself but for everyone living with schizophrenia and their families.

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Fighting for Reform: The Honorable Steven Leifman

The Honorable Steven Leifman worked to transform the criminal justice system of Florida to better help - not hinder - the treatment of mental health inmates in Southern Florida.

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Innovations in Mental Health

Nearly one in five American adults experience some form of mental illness in any given year. America's biopharmaceutical companies are working to develop medicines that help reduce these diseases into manageable conditions.

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On the Cusp of A New Era In Mental Health Care

As a medical student, as soon as I saw the way that diseases like depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder could grip and suddenly derail lives, I knew I had found my calling.

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Rethinking Psychiatric Treatment: Dr. Husseini Manji

Today, Dr. Husseini Manji is the global therapeutic head for neuroscience at Janssen. In this role, he has researched the ways in which psychiatric disorders alter a patient’s cellular systems, resulting in symptoms or negative behaviors.

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Cellular Pioneering: Dr. Jeffrey Conn

Cellular Pioneering: Dr. Jeffrey Conn

A pioneer in mental health research, Dr. Jeffrey Conn works to advance treatments for neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease.

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Researcher Profile: Carla Canuso

Carla Canuso started her career as a psychiatric nurse working with patients suffering from schizophrenia and other mental illnesses.

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Researcher Profile: Wayne Drevets

Dr. Drevets is a scientist Janssen Research & Development, LLC, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, where he oversees the development of new treatments for mood disorders, such as major depressive disorder, treatment resistant depression and suicidality.

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