National Institute of Mental Health

The National Institute of Mental Health is a division of the National Institutes of Health in the United States of America.


In 1977, the Washington Post reported that senior officials at the NIMH were likely aware that the Central Intelligence Agency funneled money to the institute to administer LSD and other drugs to federal prisoners at Lexington, Kentucky as a part of the MK-ULTRA program.1)


Richards, B., & Jacobs, J. (1977, August 19). CIA Funded 1956 Research For Hypertension Remedy. Washington Post.