When

Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM EDT
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Where

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leominster 
99 Erdman Way
Leominster, MA 01453
 

 
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Contact

Ayanna Alimayu 
NAMI Massachusetts 
800-370-9085 
aalimayu@namimass.org 
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The 2019 NAMI Mass state Convention is sponsored in part by:

CONVENTION AGENDA

8:00 - 10:00 am Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am Exhibit Area and Art Marketplace Open
 
9:00 - 10:30 am Morning Plenary
Welcome Remarks
Board of Directors Candidate Speeches

Keynote Address by Charmain F. Jackman, Ph.D.(Bio)
Discrimination Stress and Mental Health
 
10:30 - 10:50 am Break & Voting
Cast your vote for the NAMI Mass Board of Directors
Voting ends at 11:20 am

10:50 am - 12:10 pm Workshop Session One

12:10 - 12:30 pm Transition

12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunchtime Program
Lunch Service
Mass General Hospital Cancer Center Collaborative Care & Community Engagement Program
Awards & Recognitions
Recognition of Outgoing Board Members
Board Election Results

1:30 - 1:50 pm Break & Transition
Please visit the Exhibit Area and Art Marketplace

1:50 - 3:10 pm Workshop Session Two

3:30 pm Exhibit Area & Art Marketplace Close
3:30 pm Convention Ends

Workshops - Session One

Finding Home: Tools and Techniques for Finding Housing

The Living Room: A Peer-Based Crisis Alternative

Responses to Substance Use

The Importance of Lived Experience Narratives in Training for Law Enforcement

Pregúntas al Doctor (in Spanish)

Workshops - Session Two

Advocacy: Speaking Truth to Power

Family Member Perspectives on Maintaining Wellness

Living with Voices: the Hearing Voices Network Approach to Unique Experiences

Defining and Validating Trauma

Trauma, Experiencia y Validación: El Comienzo o el Principio (in Spanish)

If You Require an Accommodation
Please make your accommodation request no later than October 11, 2019.
Please contact Ayanna Alimayu at aalimayu@namimass.org or 617-580-8541 ext. 202.
We will notify you as soon as possible if we are unable to meet your request.

 Register Now!You must be a current NAMI Member to receive the member registration rate and vote for the NAMI Mass Board of Directors.

 We are not offering scholarships at this time. Please check with your local NAMI  affiliate for scholarship opportunities. Not sure what affiliate you belong to? See our online affiliate  directory: https://namimass.org/local-nami-affiliates/.

Please visit our website https://namimass.org/nami-mass-convention/ for more information & forms about:
Becoming a sponsor
Participating as an exhibitor or advertiser
Applying for the art marketplace 
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