Saturday, June 14
Making Recovery Real
The 2008 NAMI National Convention continued today in Orlando, FL.
On day two, NAMI family members, consumers, providers, and advocates rallied around common interests and goals though a series of Special Interest Networking Meetings, such as:
Meanwhile, a Special Needs planning seminar addressed long-term financial strategies for families living with mental illness.
The highlight of the afternoon was the opening plenary: Treatment Not Jail. Judge Steven Leifman was the featured speaker.
Other events included a workshop on the importance of peer-run services for system transformation, presented by the STAR Center, the opening of the exhibit hall, and the always entertaining open mic talent showcase.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Judge Steven Leifman
SAM COCHRAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AWARD
Lt. Deanne Adams (CIT Orlando, FL)
View photos of Saturday's activities