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Media Advisory (July 7-9) for San Francisco: NAMI Convention Covers Tasers, Kids, Fox-TV's HOUSE, Santa Clara Judge Stephen Manley and More

Saturday, September 19, 2009 General News J E 4
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WHO: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest organization representing individuals and families affected by mental illness

WHAT: National Convention: Creating a Health Future for Us All

WHEN: Tuesday, July 6 through Thursday, July 9

WHERE: Hilton Hotel & Towers

333 O'Farrell Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

CONTACTS: Bob Carolla bobc@nami.org

Christine Armstrong christinea@nami.org

415-923-7516

Honorees include Judge Stephen Manley (Santa Clara) on Wednesday and Fox TV's HOUSE on Thursday.

Find out about the latest medical research, innovative treatment, public policy issues, multicultural concerns and human interest stories, public policy and other cutting-edge topics. A partial list includes:

NATIONAL HEADLINE TOPICS:

THE ECONOMY, HEALTH CARE REFORM AND VETERANS

Opening Plenar Session: Parity & Health Care Reform

Tuesday 2:00 p.m.

Promoting Employment & Financial Stability During Tough Economic Times for people living with mental illness in poverty

Wednesday symposium 11:00 a.m.

Veteran Affairs Mental Health Programs: Reform and Recovery. The VA this year is moving to restructure its mental health programs. The VA's MH director and other Washington, D.C. officials will participate.

Wednesday symposium 11:00 a.m. (simultaneous)

IN SPANISH

Mental Health: Disparities in Treatment for the Latino Community: Salud mental y Disparidades de Tratamiento en la Comunidad Latina

Wednesday symposium 2:30 p.m.

CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS

Expanding Community Services for Children and Adolescents with Mental Illnesses

Wednesday symposium 2:15 p.m.

Shut Up About Your Perfect Kid

Wednesday workshop 4:00 p.m.

Reducing the Use of Restraints and Seclusion in Schools

Thursday workshop 10:45 a.m.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Breaking the Cycle of Criminalization: The Role of Specialty Courts

Wednesday symposium 2:15 p.m.

NAMI's criminal justice award will be presented to Santa Clara Judge Stephen Manley at this session.

Concerns over Police Use of Tasers & Non-Lethal Weapons

Thursday workshop 4:00 p.m.

ASK-THE-DOCTOR SESSIONS

Thursday 1:45 p.m.

Thursday 3:45 p.m.

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- July 6/

-- Schizophrenia -- Bipolar Disorder -- Borderline Personality Disorder -- PTSD, OCD, and Anxiety

SOURCE National Alliance on Mental Illness
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