NAMI Massachusetts Annual Convention 2021
NAMI Mass State Convention 2021

Healing and Thriving: Our Path Forward Together

Saturday, November 6, 2021
9 am – 4 pm

  • Keynote
  • Panels
  • Workshops
  • Affinity Groups
Call for Virtual Workshop Proposals: Present at the 2021 NAMI Mass Annual Convention

NAMI Massachusetts is accepting proposals for virtual workshops for our 39th Annual Convention, which will be held virtually on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

The theme of this year’s convention is Healing and Thriving: Our Path Forward Together. We are seeking proposals for 2-hour virtual workshops that reflect this theme and address the mental health impacts of COVID-19 on different groups. Additional details and instructions can be found in the application.

To submit a workshop proposal, please complete the Virtual Workshop Proposal Application and submit it by Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Workshop space is limited. Proposals will be reviewed by a committee and all applicants will be notified if they are accepted by Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

Contact Eliza Williamson at ewilliamson@namimass.org with questions or to submit your workshop proposal application.

Past NAMI Mass Conventions

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Workshops

Racism & Mental Health
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Affordable Housing: Everyone Deserves a Safe and Affordable Place to Live
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Family and Peer Support Services to Address the Health Disparities of People Living with Mental Health Challenges
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Facing Dual Recovery During the Pandemic
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Convention Schedule

Plenary

Convention Program (pdf- opens in a new window)

Keynote Presentation (pdf- opens in a new window)

Volunteer Thank You (pdf- opens in a new window)

Morning Workshop Session

Finding Home: Tools and Techniques for Finding Housing
workshop handouts (pdf- opens in a new window)

The Living Room: A Peer-Based Crisis Alternative
workshop slides (pdf- opens in a new window)

Responses to Substance Use
workshop slides (pdf- opens in a new window)

Afternoon Workshop Session

Family Member Perspectives on Maintaining Wellness
workshop slides (pdf- opens in a new window)

Living with Voices: the Hearing Voices Network Approach to Unique Experiences
workshop slides (pdf- opens in a new window)

Defining and Validating Trauma
workshop slides (pdf- opens in a new window)