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2016 NAMI Mass Annual Convention

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Journey of Hope and Recovery

Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center 


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ken Duckworth, NAMI Medical Director

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Worshop TitleSpeaker Slides and Handouts
Dr. Ken Duckworth
Keynote Speaker
Science and Practical Update for NAMI
Mental Health Legal Proceedings:
A User’s Guide Through the court system
Mental Health Specialty Courts
Mental Health and Substance DisordersMA DPH, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
Health and Human Services, City of Worcester
Peer Support:
It Works! Living and Learning in Recovery
Code of Ethics
CPS Course Self-assessment
Frequently Asked Questions
NAMI Peer-to-Peer
Training Resources
How to Make Your Voice Heard
Hearts & Minds Advocacy Skills
Families and police in partnership:
Working together to plan for and prevent
mental health crises
Families and Police in Partnership
Getting the most out of your MassHealthBoston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
Caregiver Homes
View the video "Possibility"
A guide to state and community healthcare resources, prepared by NAMI Mass COMPASS
Mental Health and BiologyWhat can genetics teach us about mental illness?
Bridgewater State Hospital:
Overview and Advocacy
Bridgewater State Hospital Past, Present & Future
Bridging the Cultural Divide:
Engaging Diverse Communities
NAMI Engagement: A New Standard for Mental Health Care
Mental Illness and Violence, True or False:
Trends in Media Coverage
Mental Health Reporting: Choice to Combat or Increase Stigma
“Health Affairs: Media Coverage of Mental Illness in the United States from 1995 to 2014”