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35th Annual NAMI Mass Convention 
Saturday, October 28th, in Taunton! 
Theme: Living with Respect, Hope, Resilience.


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Holiday Inn Entrance to 2017 NAMI Mass Convention in Taunton

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Keynote address by Marylou Sudders,  
Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health & Human Services

  Download Secretary Sudder’s Biography (pdf)


NAMI Mass Members Elected Six Board of Directors

Pictured left to right:  Tonisha Pinckney, Monica Luke, Michael Fetcho, Sam Botsford and Kathleen Considine. Not pictured is Andrew Gerber. View the 2017 NAMI Mass BOD Candidate Bios & Photos


Ten Educational And Informative Workshops

Download the Workshop Information (pdf), 

(Download the Workshop Information – Spanish(pdf).



Karl Ackerman Peer Award – Janet Ransom

Unsung Hero Award – Mary Harris

Police Officer of the Year Award – Officer Timothy Stephenson of the Brookline PD

Excellence in Criminal Justice Award – Taunton Community Crisis Intervention Team (CCIT)

Volunteer of the Year Award — Barbara DeCunzo, NAMI Plymouth

Leader of the Year Award — Kathleen Considine, NAMI Plymouth

Champion of Student Mental Health – Paula Gauthier

Top Performing Walk Team – NAMI Cambridge Middlesex

Top Performing Walk Individual – Bunny Shapero


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.

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If you have any questions, please call our office at 617-580-8541

or email convention@namimass.org