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Brain & Behavior Research Foundation


1 in 4 Americans live with mental illness. Fund research for better treatments and cures for anxiety, autism, ADHD, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar, OCD, and PTSD.

Real Life

If there is ever any doubt that recovery is possible, we can all be inspired by the story of Howard Trachtman. Howard was just 16 when he entered MIT to study artificial intelligence. Two years into the program, he had his first psychotic break. He explains, "In 1983 I was up all night at the laboratory. I decided I needed to flee and to see my parents