NAMICon 2023 Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

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#NAMICon2023 is just 7 days away!
And it’s not too late to save your spot at! We designed our jam-packed schedule with the goal of energizing, inspiring and educating everyone in attendance. No matter who you are, we have a place for you at NAMICon.
Check out just a few of the sessions we hand-selected — from over 50 inspiring educational sessions — we bet there’s something in there for you.

Session Highlights

The Youth and Young Adult track will feature: Powerful stories from youth suicide survivors, Accounts of student-athletes facing the hidden opponent, Key learnings from Kaiser Permanente’s “Presence of Mind”, A screening of the “RACE to Be Human” film
The Crisis Response and Intervention track will feature: Lessons learned from mobile crisis response teams in San Diego, Discussion on how Minneapolis’ own “Canopy Roots” launched and grew the Behavioral Crisis Response (BCR), Strategies for advancing 988 with state advocacy, Discussions on how to make health equity a priority in 988
The Culture and Identity in Mental Health track will feature: Lessons learned from the veteran community, Powerful discussions exploring mental health work in the context of disability and inclusion, Best practices in trauma-informed care for LGBTQIA+ communities, Insights on expanding access to mental health care in AAPI communities, Strategies to address mental health gaps in Black and Brown communities
The Innovations in Research & Treatment track will feature:, Tips on how to use peer support, technology and data to improve treatment for those with OCD, Information on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programs to empower teachers, parents and students, Information on Suicide prevention programs and implementation, Overview of the latest cutting-edge research in mental illness
The Workplace Mental Health track will feature: Tips on how companies can improve employee mental healthm, Discussions on the value of connected communities, Strategies for how to start a mental health employee resource group in your workplace, Lessons learned from the City of Hyattsville Police Department’s Mental Wellness Check-in Initiative
The Community Hub Flash Sessions will feature: Tips on how to leverage social media in mental health education and advocacy, Lessons learned from faith-based partnerships to improve mental health, Best practices from Black male therapists to promote collective healing, Discussion on the power of emotional support animals (ESAs)
Hope to see you in Minneapolis!


Seán Stickle

Chief Operating Officer

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)


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