The 2016 NAMI Utah State Conference, November 10, 2016 in Sandy, will gather more than 300 individuals living with mental health, family members, mental health professionals and the general public from across Utah. The conference educates, encourages and empowers a diverse community that is passionate about creating better lives for people affected by mental illness.
November 10, 2016
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Salt Lake Community College Larry H. Miller Compus – Miller Business Resource Center (MBRC)
9750 South 300 West │ Sandy │ Utah │ 84070
This year’s conference keynote speaker is Nev Jones, Ph.D., a ground breaking mental health services researcher, community psychologist, peer advocate and policy consultant. Dr. Jones focus is on the sociocultural determinants of mental health, early intervention, health equity and community-based mental health services; including increased peer engagement and leadership, and greater attention to barriers clients face in educational and employment settings. She currently is the Director of Research and Evaluation at Felton Instituteworks, following a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University. Dr. Jones was among the earliest individuals with a mental health disorder in the US to receive services through a specialty early psychosis intervention program.
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