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NAMI Mass Convention

2019 annual NAMI Massachusetts state Convention: Saturday, October 26th, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Leominster

Over 350 NAMI members and allies came together for a day of learning and networking. The Convention featured:

  • Keynote by Charmain F. Jackman, Ph.D
  • 10 informative workshops
  • a vendor exhibit area and arts marketplace
  • Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Election
2019 Convention Materials

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)

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)

The Importance of Lived Experience Narratives in Training for Law Enforcement

Pregúntas al Doctor

Advocacy: Speaking Truth to Power

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)

Trauma, Experiencia y Validación: El Comienzo o el Principio

The 2019 NAMI Mass state Convention is sponsored in part by:
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people helping find registrants
Convention Volunteers

Our annual state Convention is held every year in October. Volunteers are needed to help register participants, moderate workshops, help people navigate the venue, and more! Contact Ayanna Alimayu, Office Manager, to find out more about volunteering at the Convention.

Past Conventions


View photos from past Conventions here!

Contact us to learn more about the state Convention:

Ayanna Alimayu
Office Manager
617-580-8541 x 202