The 2016 Montana NAMIWalk is Coming up on Sunday, September 25th!
Please join Mr. Hannon and other Montanans from all walks of life in supporting this year's Montana NAMIWalk. Our goals are to raise over $150,000 and have more than 2,000 Walkers.
Please go to this link to:
Please call the NAMI Montana office if you have any questions. Our number is (406) 443-7871.
2016 Montana State Conference on Mental Illness
The 2016 Montana State Conference on Mental Illness will be on October 26th-28th in Helena at the Radisson Colonial Hotel.
This annual event brings some of the leading researchers, clinicians and advocates to Montana to help improve our mental illness treatment and recovery systems.
Angela Kimball: National Director of Policy and Advocacy for NAMI. Angela is responsible for overall leadership of NAMI’s mental health policy and advocacy initiatives.
Leon Evans: President/CEO at the Center for Health Care Services, Bexar County, San Antonio, Texas, instrumental in developing programs that keep people with mental illness out of emergency rooms, jails and prisons.
Dr. Matt Byerly: Director for the Center for Mental Health Research ad Recovery at MSU doing research on mental health resiliency and suicide prevention in youth.
Renay Miller: Forensic Peer Support Specialist, Patient Advocate, WRAP Facilitator for RISE program. The RISE program is a jail based competency restoration program that also promotes person-centered recovery and wellness.
DR. Eric Arzubi: Child Psychiatrist and Chairman of the Billings Clinic Dept. of Psychiatry. He has launched the ECHO project and is working on opening Montana’s first psychiatry training program.
DR. Ellen Inverson: Staff Psychologist, Perelman School of Medicine, U of Pennsylvania. She will address Broad-spectrum Approaches to Promote Recovery and Resilience in Schizophrenia
Commander (Ret.) Scott Hannon: retired Navy SEAL commander will share his unique insights into bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress, moral injury and addiction.
Check out the full conference schedule and register at this link.
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