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Discovery to Recovery: A Path to Healthy Minds

April 30, 2013
Los Angeles, CA

Presented by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Check out the Greater Good Events Calendar.

Note: This is not a Greater Good Science Center event.

This conference welcomes caregivers, family members living with a mental illness, mental health organizations and professionals to discover research and improvements in treatments and therapies that can enable a full, productive life in spite of a serious illness.

Attendees can expect:

  • An interactive panel discussion on translating research into practice
  • Expert presentations on the latest advances in research, treatment and care
  • Small group discussions with leading researchers on disorders such as autism, bipolar disorder, depression and schizophrenia
  • Networking luncheon & a display showcase

For more information and to register, visit

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