NAMI NJ Annual Conference
Saturday, December 7, 2019
- 4:00 PM
NAMI NJ’s 2019 conference will provide valuable information about future planning and empower families and individuals with lived experience. While no one can predict the future - we can take the fear of the unknown away...through planning for the future!
SPECIAL KEYNOTE: LUCY WINER, Kings Park, filmmaker
Award-winning filmmaker and person of lived experience, Lucy Winer, will share highlights from her critically acclaimed documentary, Kings Park: Stories of an American Mental Institution, and her new project, Unlocked: Stories of Public Mental Healthcare.
Drawing on her years of hospitalization in the late 1960s through to her current work as a public speaker and film producer, Lucy will speak about her own recovery journey and unique lessons learned.
Other topics of discussion throughout the conference include:
- The 8 dimensions of wellness
- Crisis planning for individuals and families
- Legal issues in mental illness
- Q&A with a psychiatrist
- Employment and recovery
Behavioral / Mental Health
Last Updated: 11/17/19