By Dr. Joshua A. Gordon, Director of NIMH on November 10, 2016
This past August, we packed up our family car and drove halfway across the country to take my son to school. Soon to be a college freshman, his excitement and anxiety were palpable as we drove off. Leaving behind a successful high school career, he was starting something completely new. He had some idea of what he was getting into. But most of all, he was eager to take on a new challenge and motivated to learn.
I knew exactly how he felt.