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Keynote Speaker: Marylou Sudders, Secretary
Massachusetts Executive Office of Health & Human Services

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Holiday Inn Taunton-Foxboro Area
700 Myles Standish Blvd., Taunton, MA 02780

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This year’s Convention theme is “Living with Respect, Hope, Resilience”

 

Convention Sponsors Needed!

Sponsors are needed for our 35th Annual NAMI Mass Convention! The Convention is a day of learning and networking for over 350 NAMI Mass members and other individuals.

Why become a sponsor? Sponsoring our Convention 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 here. Contact Larry DeAngelo at 617-580-8541 or LFDeAngelo@namimass.org for more information.

 

The “Ask the Doctor” workshop is back by popular demand! 

This year’s Convention will feature a session by Doctor Dost Öngür, Chief of the Psychotic Disorders Division at McLean Hospital. 

A native of Istanbul,Turkey, Dr. Öngür has a background in neuroscience and clinical psychiatry. He is responsible for two inpatient units at McLean, as well a residential facility and a specialty outpatient clinic. In addition to his clinical work, he receives funding from the National Institute of Mental Health and other sources for his research using brain imaging techniques to study chemical abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Dr. Öngür is currently an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the author of more than 80 articles on research into the neurobiology of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. He has won awards from Harvard Medical School for his teaching of medical students and residents and for mentoring, and also serves as the associate editor of JAMA Psychiatry, a premier journal in the field.

More Details to Come Soon!