Mental Health Clinical Research

In this section you will find links to information on various clinical trials. For more information about clinical trials, please read A Participant's Guide to Mental Health Clinical Research. This is a detailed booklet from the National Institute of Mental Health. It describes what people should know before they decide to participate in a clinical trial, including a checklist of questions.

NIMH Clinical Trials

The National Institute of Mental Health supports research studies on mental health and disorders. From this link, you can participate, refer a patient or learn about results of studies.

NIH Clinical Trials

The National Institute of Health sponsors, which provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers in all areas. gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

NIH Clinical Center

This site offers information on clinical trials through the National Institute of Health, as well as answers to frequently asked questions about clinical trials. Professional nurses answer questions and provide information regarding the Clinical Center’s clinical research trials and associated topics. Both the general public and practicing physicians may contact the appropriate staff person for details on specific research studies and the criteria for patient referral.
To find out more, call toll free: 1-800-411-1222; TTY 1-866-411-1010.

NIDA Clinical Trials

This page from the National Institute on Drug Abuse  shows information regarding clinical trials related to chemical dependency.

University of Minnesota Clinical Trials

This page shows clinical trials in Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus. You can also call the department for further information at 612-273-9800.

Mayo Clinic Clinical Trials

This page shows a listing of clinical trials in Brain and Nerve Disease Research at the Mayo Clinic.