Keynote Speaker, Patrick Corrigan, Announced

 2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN NEWPORT BEACH AUGUST 21 & 22

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Patrick Corrigan is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology.  His research examines psychiatric disability and the impact of stigma on recovery and rehabilitation.   Corrigan is a prolific researcher, having published more than 300 papers.  Currently, Corrigan is principal investigator on several grants from NIMHD and PCORI that address health disparities from a community-based participatory research perspective.

Corrigan has authored or edited more than a dozen books, most recently, The Stigma of Disease and Disability by the American Psychological Association and Coming Out Proud to Erase the Stigma of Mental Illness: Stories and Essays of Solidarity.  With support of the NIMH-funded Center on Adherence and Self-Determination, Corrigan and his team have developed the Coming Out Proud program, aimed at eliminating the self-stigma of mental illness.

Plus Many More Amazing Speakers and Workshops!
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Hotel Information:

The Marriott Hotel and Spa is located directly across from Fashion Island and only 10 minutes from the John Wayne Airport.

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Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, California 92660

California Conference Workshop Preview — Advocacy

Stopping Restraint & Seclusion in Schools: For my Child and All Children

In this workshop you will review what is happening in California and empower attendees on how to advocate for their child and in their community. NAMI has long been involved in reducing the use of behavioral restraint and seclusion in mental health settings but not in schools.

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About the Conference: NAMI California’s 2015 Annual Conference will be returning to Newport Beach on August 21st through the 22nd. The conference provides an opportunity to discuss mental health issues, advocacy, and research and to network with industry professionals. Highlights include information on the latest research and tools related to mental health treatment as well as strategies for promoting improvements to the mental health system.