Funding Research

The World Health Organization has reported that 4 of the 10 leading causes of disability in the United States and other developed countries are mental health issues. By 2020, major depression will be the leading cause of disability in the world for women and children.

Preventing the progression of depression and other chronic mental health disorders is one of the top priorities for Minding Your Mind. To this end, Minding Your Mind supports the work of Dr. Charles P. O’Brien, who is founder and immediate past director of the prestigious Center for Addiction Treatment at the University of Pennsylvania Health System. The Center for Addiction Treatment offers state-of-the-art addiction treatment provided by nationally renowned experts in the field. Their goal is to provide the highest possible quality of addiction treatment while helping you to regain control of your life. Dr. O’Brien is also the vice-chair of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and a member of the Board for Minding Your Mind.