NIMH » Facebook Live: Childhood Irritability

Date and Time

November 7, 2023
1:00–1:30 p.m. Eastern Time

General description

Many children go through periods of moodiness, but children with irritability experience severe symptoms that can lead to major problems at home and school. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Hosts Facebook Live Event on Childhood Irritability Featuring an NIMH Expert Melissa Brotman, Ph.D., head of the Neuroscience and New Therapeutics Unit of the Intramural Research Program.

During the event, Dr. Brotman will discuss the symptoms of irritability, why it is important to study irritability, NIMH-supported research in this area, and new treatments for severe irritability in youth.


No registration is required for this free event. Watch the event live on NIMH Facebook Page .

More information

  • A Facebook account is not required to watch, but you will need an account to ask questions during the event.
  • The event will be archived on the NIMH website and Facebook page so you can access it after the event.
  • Sign language interpreters will be provided.

Note: NIMH experts cannot provide specific medical advice or referrals. Consult a qualified healthcare provider for diagnosis, treatment and answers to your personal questions. If you need help finding a provider, visit If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 988 Suicide and lifesaving crisis . Call or text 988; Call 988 (for help in Spanish).

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