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There are a number of ways to get involved with the Institute for Mental Health:

Attend an event

Lunchtime Seminars

We run an exciting programme of  monthly lunchtime seminars featuring key speakers from the University of Birmingham and key external partners. Visit our events page to see full details of our next seminar:

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Support our work

Support research into youth mental health

Find out how you can help young people get the mental health support they need by donating to research, volunteering your time and spreading the word:

I care about young people's mental health!

Study with us

MSc in Mental Health

We've launched an MSc in Mental Health!

Applications are now open for 2020.

Apply now

PhD opportunities

We are proud to have an excellent cohort of PhD students at the IMH. You can learn more about our current PhD resarchers here.

Our research at the IMH fits into four key themes. Visit our research pages below to learn more about our research and PhD opportunites.

Self-Harm and Suicide Prevention

Early Intervention and Prevention

Innovation in Policy, Systems and Services

Justice, Inequalities and Capabilities

If you would like to find out more about pursuing a PhD with us, please contact:

Join our Youth Advisory Group

Our Youth Advisory Group (YAG) works with the Institute for Mental Health to create, shape and challenge research into youth mental health. Made up of 18 young people aged between 18-25 with experience of or a strong interest in youth mental health.  YAG members are paid, and take part in monthly meetings to discuss research ideas, contributing to work on research grants and taking part in training.  

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