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NAMI Utah State Conference

The 2015 Annual State Conference will take place on November 10, 2015 at Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley City. For our 10th annual conference, we are planning a very remarkable educational and networking experience. On November 9, we will have a free screening of Bending Steel. Chris Wonder Schoeck will be in the audience for Q & A. 


8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Morning keynote speaker is Dr. Murphy, Medical Director for HCA Behavioral Health Services

Lunch keynote presenter Chris Wonder Schoeck, the protagonist from Bending Steel. He is a professional Old Time strongman and a peer. We will have a free screening of Bending steel on the evening of November 9, at the Salt Lake City Main Library. Chris will be in the audience for the Q&A. If you would like to attend the screening, please visit our Facebook event page

For any conference questions, please contact Francisca Blanc franciscab@namiut.org 801-869-2882

Register Online    Register by Mail 

CEU- NASW Approval Pending 

Apply for a Scholarship

Vendor Application  

Nomination form for the NAMI Utah Conference 2015 Excellence Awards


Workshops by Track

Treatment and Recovery

Designed for professionals (CEU) while still accessible to consumers. Workshops include competent caring, trauma informed care, and how to avoid relapse.

Peer and Family

Designed for peers, family of individuals living with a mental health condition, and those who serve them. Workshops include peer and family panels, professionals in recovery, and recovery through fitness.


Designed for all conference goers. Workshops will highlight legislative updates regarding two major system game changers:  Medicaid Expansion and the Justice Reform Initiative. Other workshops include how best to advocate for improvements to our mental health system and NAMI Utah’s top legislative priorities.


Designed for professionals and others interested in suicide prevention. Become certified in a suicide prevention technique called Question, Persuade, Respond (QPR) and learn about NAMI Utah’s school based mental health education in schools. 


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