TMHCA’s 25th year celebration will be at the world renowned Jim Oliver’s Smoke House Lodge. Where much of the planning for what is now one of the nation’s largest consumers/survivor groups began – Monteagle, TN.
Date: May 16, 2013
Time: Registration begins at 8am Central, Conference 8am-4pm Central
Registration Deadline: Registration has closed as the event is fully booked. (register here and apply for scholarship if applicable)
Location: Jim Oliver’s Smoke House Lodge in Monteagle, TN
Paolo del Vecchio, MSW, is the Director of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)’s Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS). SAMHSA is the lead Federal agency designed to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
A self-identified mental health consumer, trauma survivor, and person in recovery from addictions, Paolo has been involved for over 40 years in behavioral health as a consumer, family member, provider, advocate, and policy maker.
He was diagnosed with schizophrenia, was hospitalized on three occasions, and recovered. He co-founded the National Empowerment Center and was a Commissioner on the New Freedom Commission on Mental Health. He helped organize the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery, a national voice for consumers and Interrelate, an international voice.
Plus a panel of well-known speakers from Tennessee including: Lisa Ragan, MSSW; Daniel Grooms MS, MBA;, Carolina George, LMSW; and Jennifer Jones, MSSW.
For conference questions contact Tory Vaughn at firstname.lastname@example.org
To register visit: http://tmhca2013.eventbrite.com/ (Registration is now closed)