2019 Annual Conference
|View Presentation||NAMI Oregon Annual Meeting|
|View Presentation||Keynote Speaker: Steve Allen, Behavioral Health Director, Oregon Health Authority, “A Vision for Oregon’s Behavioral Healthcare System”|
First Breakout Sessions
Coleen Roberts, board member at NAMI Douglas County, shares how this all-volunteer NAMI affiliate opened Chadwick Clubhouse in Roseburg. Following the Clubhouse International model, Chadwick Clubhouse seeks to restore dignity and purpose to a member’s life. The further result is that a member is eventually able to reenter society, contributing in a meaningful and productive way.
How to Successfully Challenge an Insurance Company’s Denial of Mental Health Benefits – View Presentation
Patients who find themselves left in the lurch by insurance companies often do not know how to challenge the company’s denial of benefits. This session, led by attorney Megan Glor, will provide a practical framework for successfully challenging an insurance company’s denial of insurance benefits.
Second Breakout Sessions
Addressing Youth Mental Health: Engaging Youth on Their Own Terms
Attend a teen-led panel discussion with Lines For Life YouthLine volunteers and #Work2BeWell Student Advisory Council members. This panel will cover their views on mental health including crisis intervention, social media, resources and support, as well as building awareness. There will be an opportunity for a question and answer session with the audience. Facilitated by Parker Sczepanik, Outreach Strategist for YouthLine and Emily Schreiber from #Work2BeWell.
Public Policy Update – View Presentation
Chris Bouneff, Executive Director, NAMI Oregon