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Register now for the 35th Annual NAMI Mass Convention Saturday, October 28th, in Taunton! 
This year’s theme is Living with Respect, Hope, Resilience.

 

Convention graphic with convention theme, location and date

 

Features Include:

A keynote address by Marylou Sudders,  Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health & Human Services.  Download Secretary Sudder’s Biography (pdf)

Our Annual Meeting and Board of Directors elections, with an opportunity to hear directly from the Board candidates. NAM Mass members will receive a voting information packet by mail in the next few weeks. Please contact us if you need to update your mailing address.

Ten educational and informative workshops, with sessions about jail diversion, financial planning, housing, treatment innovations, employment, substance use, and more. Download the workshops information (pdf).

An Exhibit Area, with representatives from local advocacy groups, peer-led organizations, mental health providers, and more

An Art Marketplace, with arts and handicrafts for sale by local artists.

Opportunities to network with fellow NAMI Mass members, allies, and supporters

 

Registration:

Click here to register online.

Download a Convention Registration form(pdf)

Download the workshops information(pdf).

Registration will close on Friday, October 20th. All registration forms and payments must be received by this date. Please contact your local NAMI Affiliate if you need a scholarship or transportation to the Convention. Click here to find Affiliate contact information.

 

Venue Information:

The 35th Annual NAMI Mass Convention will take place at the Holiday Inn, 700 Myles Standish Boulevard in Taunton. Click here to visit the Holiday Inn website for additional venue information and directions.

 

Convention Sponsorship:

There’s still time to become a Convention sponsor! A sponsorship lets you partner with a dynamic grassroots mental health organization, and gain valuable exposure for your business!

Download a list of sponsor categories and benefits(pdf). Contact Larry DeAngelo at 617-580-8541 or LFDeAngelo@namimass.org for more information.

 

Advertisements and Exhibitors:

Are you interested in promoting your organization or business? Consider purchasing an ad in our program booklet or reserving a table in the exhibit area of the Convention! Download the advertiser/exhibit form (pdf).

 

Art Marketplace:

We’re looking for talented local artists who would like to participate in the Art Marketplace! Artists who have lived experience with a mental health diagnosis are invited to showcase and sell artwork or handicrafts of all types. Participation is free for artists, but space is limited and registration is required. Download the artist application(pdf)

 If you have any questions, please call our office at 617-580-8541
or email convention@namimass.org