Annual Conference

Please save the (NEW) date of Saturday, July 25th for the NAMI New Hampshire 2020 Annual Conference.

This event has been rescheduled following our team's evaluation of the situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in NH.

If you've already registered for the original date of April 4th, your registration/payment will automatically carry forward for the rescheduled date of July 25th.

If you are unable to attend on July 25th, or have any related questions, please contact:

The NAMI NH community personifies hope.  The 2020 NAMI NH Annual Conference will demonstrate the power of hope, as we tell the stories and illuminate the experiences of individuals living with mental illness and those who love them.  Join us on July 25th as we come together for hope, health, and help for all who have been impacted by mental illness and/or suicide.  Together, we are the Faces of Hope.

Conference Objectives
Participants will:

  • Increase awareness of resources, for all stages and ages of their mental health journey.
  • Leave the conference feeling empowered and hopeful.
  • Be part of a community of mental health – recognizing they are not alone, that NAMI NH is families helping families.
  • Recognize the importance of peer voices and lived experience.
  • Learn ways to reduce stigma.
  • Understand the many forms mental health recovery takes.
  • Learn individual advocacy.
  • Understand mental health is connected with overall health and well-being.

Who should attend?
Our conference participants come from communities all around New Hampshire and are interested in learning more about mental illness. This includes broadening their understanding of ways to support each other, reduce stigma, advocate for quality mental health services and find needed resources. Those we encourage to attend include parents who have a child or youth with an emotional disorder, families who are supporting an adult or older adult loved one with mental illness, those who have a mental illness, military families, peer recovery professionals, individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide, families and individuals who are struggling with co-occurring disorders and the service providers who support recovery efforts in New Hampshire. This is an opportunity to come together to learn, network and communicate messages of hope.

Conference sponsorship opportunities:

Each year at the NAMI NH annual conference we come together to learn, network, refresh and honor champions of mental health in communities around New Hampshire. We invite community partners to help sponsor this year’s conference Faces of Hope at the Grappone Center in Concord on April 4, 2020. Based on our previous conferences we anticipate over 150 individuals- family members, individuals living with mental illness and providers- will attend this year’s event. Your sponsorship will provide valuable scholarship funds and maintain low registration fees for our participants. For more information on sponsorship opportunities please contact Kristen Welch.

Exhibitor Registration Now Open – $150 fee includes one 9’ skirted table and one attendee (lunch included).  Additional attendees $50/person.  An exhibitor table is included in the Gold Level Sponsorship package.  For exhibitor table inquires, please contact Kimberly Somarriba

View our calendar of events for details on the next annual conference

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