5th Annual Parent and Caregiver Conference
Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9AM-3PM
This free event is for those who love and care for someone who is living with a mental illness.
For the first time, the conference will be held in Long Beach, California, at the Scottish Rite Event Center at 855 Elm Street. This location is close to public transportation and has free parking for those who choose to drive. Lunch will be provided. Some sessions will be offered in Spanish and Spanish translation services will be available.
Loving and caregiving someone who lives with mental illness has its own unique challenges and trials.
You are not alone.
We can help.
Meet other parents and caregivers like yourself.
Learn tricks and tips to help you cope.
Get skills and information you didn’t know you needed,
and so much more.
Topics of Interest will include:
Trauma and Mental Illness • WRAP-Wellness Recovery Action Plan Spirituality • Communications/LEAP • Co-occurring Disorders • How Can NAMI Help? • LPS Mental Health Conservatorship • Family Support Groups (English & Spanish) • Peer Support Group • How To Navigate DMH • Patients’ Rights • Self Care… and more