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36th Annual NAMI Mass Convention
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 8 am – 4 pm
Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood

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NAMI Mass Convention Program-2018

 

Keynote address by Ken Duckworth, M.D.,  NAMI Medical Director

Dream Big, Act Now: Know the Science

Dr Ken Duckworth, NAMI Medical Director

Read his bio

 

Workshops Slides:

Become a Recovery Warrior with MOAR Messaging and Advocacy
Homelessness and Serious Mental Illness: Can Massachusetts Find the Way Home?
Statehouse 101: Tools for Effective Advocacy
ACES Across the Lifespan
Introducción a NAMI Massachusetts
Communication With Loved Ones: An Open Dialogue Approach
Gun Violence and African American Mental Health: Strategies for Enacting Change
“I Want to Work” An Overview: Getting Started, My Rights in the Workplace, Maximizing My Benefits
Abordar el miedo y la desinformación en las comunidades inmigrantes sobre el acceso a la atención médica

 

Workshops Handouts:

Communication With Loved Ones: An Open Dialogue Approach

“I Want to Work” An Overview: Getting Started, My Rights in the Workplace, Maximizing My Benefits

 

Collage of 9 of the Award winners

Awardees:
Karl Ackerman Peer Award: Anne Whitman
Volunteer of the Year Award: Betty MacIntyre

Unsung Hero Award Champion for Student Mental Health: Makaila Cerrone
Unsung Hero Award IOOV: Lisa Monk
Unsung Hero Award Peer-to-Peer: Stella Stewart
Unsung Hero Award Family-to-Family: Sharon DeVos and Carolyn White

Excellence in Criminal Justice Award:
Chief William J. Brooks III and Officer Gregory Shore of the Norwood Police Department
Innovative Leadership in Law Enforcement Award:
Lieutenant Jennifer Paster and Sergeant Christopher Malinn of the Brookline Police Department

NAMI Mass Leader of the Year Award: Tom Scurfield

NAMIWalks Mass 2018 Top Performing Individual: Bunny Shapero
NAMIWalks Mass 2018 Top Performing Team: NAMI Cambridge-Middlesex

Photo of re-electef and newly elected Board members

 

Take a look at the photo album at https://photos.app.goo.gl/ifFPdVnQgxPZKJFC8

 

Thank you to our sponsors!