Virtual Event - July 13, 14
Dear NAMI Supporter,
Register now for NAMI’s first-ever FREE virtual convention, NAMICon 2020, July 13–14.
NAMI’s two-day online convention will feature:
•Over 20 workshop sessions
•Live Q&A with presenters
•Virtual networking opportunities with peers
•Special plenaries with experts in the mental health field
•Virtual exhibit hall with convention sponsors
Our national convention is one of the largest community gatherings of mental health advocates in the U.S. If you have never attended before, this is the perfect opportunity to join our signature event for free!
to offer sessions dedicated to mental health research, criminal justice reform, early intervention and youth- focused programming. Highlights include:
Why diversity, inclusion and cultural competence are important and how we can address issues such as identity, language and demographics:
•What Is Behind the Increasing Suicide Rate Among Black Youth?
•Diversity and Inclusion as a Driver to Achieve Mission
•Ending Conversion Therapy to Save Young LGBTQ Lives
Research updates regarding various treatments and models:
•A Novel Approach to Treatment Resistant Depression: Esketamine
•CBT for Psychosis: Evidence-Based Training Program for Family and Caregivers
•The Fusion Model: A Peer-Informed Model for Crisis Support
•Youth Resilience in Communities of Color, Community Participatory Research
The launch of the Well Beings campaign and a virtual town hall, a partnership of NAMI a nd WETA, the flagship PBS station in Washington, D.C., and other national partners. The moderated town hall discussion will include a panel of youth, parents and experts, including NAMI's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ken Duckworth.
While we have made our virtual event FREE OF CHARGE to register, donations to support NAMI’s important work in mental health education, advocacy and awareness are appreciated for those able to contribute.
Your support makes a real difference in our work and in the lives of the people we serve.
Thank You to Our Sponsors