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Annual State Convention
**2015 State Convention Date is Saturday, June 6, 2015**
**Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony is Saturday, June 6, 2015**
Details will be posted as soon as they become available - please check back. Thank you!
2014 NAMI Virginia State Convention!
It's Time to Make a Difference
Transforming Mental Health...Inspiring Change
Thank you to all who attended the 2014 NAMI Virginia State Convention!
We enjoyed seeing all of you and appreciate you spending the day with us. We thoroughly enjoyed having so many passionate leaders from across Virginia come together!
We are uploading pictures to the NAMI Virginia Facebook page
Did you take photos at the Convention? Please share them with us! E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2014 Outstanding Legislator Award
The Honorable Creigh Deeds (View the press release here)
Spirit of Recovery Award
Outstanding Family Member/Caregiver Award
Joshua S. Collins Award of Excellence
(we will be adding slides from the workshops over the next couple of weeks)
Presenter: Karen Kimsey, Deputy Director of Complex Care and Services, Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services
Presenter: Jim Martinez, Director, Office of Mental Health Services, DBHDS
Presenter: Thomas Lane, National Director Consumer & Recovery Services, Magellan Health Services
Presenter: Dr. Keneth Kendler, Banks Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Professor of Human Genetics, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
Presenter: Dana Traynham, Senior Staff Attorney, disAbility Law Center of Virginia
Presenter: Stephany Melton, Director of Children and Youth Policy and Programs & Virginia Family Network Director, NAMI Virginia