From: NIMH Partners (NIH/NIMH)
Date: April 29, 2013, 12:04:05 PM PDT
To: Mental Health Partners
Subject: Upcoming NIMH Twitter Chat on ADHD--Fri, 5/3 11AM
NIMH is hosting two Twitter chats in recognition of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day. The first chat will be held Friday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to noon EST. NIMH Program Officer Ben Vitiello, M.D, from the Child and Adolescent Treatment and Preventive Intervention Research Branch, Division of Services and Intervention Research, will field questions regarding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (
ADHD) in children and teens.
More details are available here: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/2013/nimh-twitter-chat-on-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder.shtml
We invite you to join the chat on Friday. To follow and participate in the chat, use the hashtag #NIMHchats. You must have a Twitter account to ask questions, but if you want to simply follow the conversation, you can do so at tweetchat.com. Just put in "NIMHchats" in the top hashtag box.
You can promote the activity to your constituents with these social media messages:
- Join NIMH on May 3rd @ 11 a.m. EST for a Twitter chat on childhood #ADHD! Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/187ygNW #NIMHchats
- Got a question about #ADHD? Ask NIMH expert Dr. Ben Vitiello on May 3 @ 11 a.m. EST. Use #NIMHchats to participate: http://1.usa.gov/187ygNW
- In honor of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day coming up on May 9th, NIMH is hosting a Twitter chat on childhood ADHD on Friday, May 3rd from 11 a.m. to noon EST. NIMH's own Dr. Ben Vitiello will be answering questions regarding ADHD in children and teens. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/187ygNW
- Don't forget to join NIMH this Friday, May 3rd from 11 a.m. to noon EST for a Twitter chat on childhood
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Use hash tag #NIMHchats to follow and participate in the chat. For more information: http://1.usa.gov/187ygNW
NIMH is also planning a Twitter Chat for May 8 about PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections). Watch for more details about this second Twitter Chat.
For any questions about the chats, please email NIMHpress@nih.gov.
Thanks for your support,
NIMH Outreach Partnership Program staff