2015 Annual NAMI Maine Conference
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2015 Annual NAMI Maine Conference

Join nonprofit organizations, provider agencies and the NAMI Maine community from across the state for the premier mental health advocacy conference in Maine! This event focuses on an exciting array of trending topics in the field of mental health, from emerging treatment methods to laws that effects service recipients and their families.

11/7/2015
When: Saturday November 7, 2015
7:45 - 8:30am Registration / Conference begins at 8:30am
Where: Ramada Conference Center
490 Pleasant Street
Lewiston, Maine  04240
United States
Contact: Courtney Stewart
(800) 464-5767


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ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON FRIDAY 11/6 AT 9AM,

BUT YOU CAN STILL ATTEND.

PLEASE CALL COURTNEY AT (800) 464-5767 TO REGISTER BY PHONE.

A LIMITED NUMBER OF WALK-INS WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR SATURDAY MORNING. 

 

  

The conference fee for a member is $55 and a non-member is $80. Join NAMI Maine today with a $3 Open Door membership and save $22. CLICK HERE AND JOIN TODAY!  

 

If you are an active member, sign in first to get the member conference rate of $55. 

 


Friday  

 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Community Conversations: Speakers Bureau Panel

If you registered for the conference, this is included in your registration. If you are not attending the conference but would like to attend this presentation, please register here. There will be a small fee of $5 to cover coffee and dessert costs. 

 

Saturday

 7:30 - 8:30am Registration
   
8:30 - 8:45am  Welcome from Jenna Mehnert, Executive Director/NAMI Maine
   
8:45 - 9:45am 

Keynote Address: Dr Patricia Deegan, PhD

Please Note: There is a ticket option to only attend for the keynote address, either as a single ticket or a table of 8.

   
10:00am - 11:45am  Morning Breakout Session Options
  Preventing Suicide in High Risk Youth Populations
  Moving the Mental Health System Forward
  Inspiring Minds: Skills for Balance, Connections and Fresh Perspectives
  Here Comes the Boom:Geriatric Mental Health in Maine
   
 12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch & Community Awards Ceremony
   
 1:15 - 2:45pm Afternoon Breakout Session One
  Smarter Approaches to Marijuana
  PTSD and Your Loved One
  Introduction to the Juvenile Justice System
   
3:00 - 4:45pm Afternoon Breakout Session Two
  Bridges of Hope: Engagement of Spiritual Communities 
  Accessing Public Education: Every Parent's Guide to IEPs
  Adolescents, Depression and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
 

 

Call the Ramada Inn at (207) 784-2331 and mention NAMI Maine to get a discounted room rate of $70 for Friday night.

 

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