Event Date/Time: May 20, 2011
End Date/Time: May 22, 2011
May 20, 2011
Early Registration Date:
Apr 15, 2011
Patty Duke to Open Peer-Centered Mental Health Conference this May in Houston. Connect with inspiration, education, and the support of others that have â€œbeen thereâ€ May 20 â€“ 22 at the DBSA 2011 National Conference: PEER CONNECTIONS. Join the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance at a one-of-a-kind weekend filled with powerful, peer-centered, educational workshops presented by leading mental health experts and educators, distinguished authors, and innovative advocates including keynote speakers; award-winning actress and advocate, Patty Duke, poet and actress, Laura Burke, acclaimed author and educator, Susan Blauner, and advocate and veteran, Clarence Jordan. Held at the beautiful Westin Galleria Houston, Texas, the conference offers individuals living with depression or bipolar disorder and their family members, friends, and health care providers 4 pre-conference institutes, 4 compelling keynotes, 16 educational workshops, and a side-splitting Stand-Up Comedy Night featuring David Granirer and 10 conference students. To learn more or register, visit www.DBSAlliance.org/Conference2011, download the conference brochure (PDF), or call (800) 826-3632. Register by April 15 and save with our Early Bird Rate!
Where: Westin Galleria Houston (at the Galleria Mall) 5060 West Alabama Houston, TX 77056
When: May 21-22, 2011
Time: Friday, May 20, 2011, Pre-Conference Institutes
Saturday, May 21, 8:30am-5:30pm (keynotes & breakout sessions)
Sunday, May 22, 9:00am â€“ 12:30pm (keynotes & breakout sessions)
FACING US WELLNESS FAIR
Thursday, May 19, 10:00 a.m. â€“ 6:30 p.m.
FREE to the public
Westin Galleria Houston, Plaza Ballroom
Seeking inspiration and support for a life of health and well-being? Stop by the Facing Us Wellness Fair.
This FREE community event will feature information, exhibits, and short presentations focused on ways to keep ALL of you healthyâ€”your body and mind! Learn about resources to improve your physical and mental healthâ€”heart health, nutrition, exercise, mediation, smoking cessation, diabetes, mental health, and much more. Visit www.DBSAlliance.org/WellnessFair2011 for more information on this FREE event. And be sure to check out all the helpful wellness tools on FacingUs.org.
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Featuring keynote Patty Duke, the DBSA 2011 National Conference Friday, May 20, - Sunday, May 22, is a unique peer-centered conference for individuals living with depression or bipolar disorder and their friends, family members or health care providers. To register or learn more about the conference, which will also be held at the Westin Galleria Houston, visit www.DBSAlliance.org/Conference2011.