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Annual State Conference

Every year, NAMI Texas hosts a mental health conference in a different part of the state.  These conferences bring together individuals living with mental illness, family members, professionals, and the general public to highlight the latest updates in the mental health field, exchange information, and celebrate the year’s successes.

Road To Resilience 2019 Conference

Join us for the 2019 Annual NAMI Texas Conference!

November 8th-9th, 2019
Marriott West Loop by the Galleria.
Houston, TX

Who should attend: Mental health stakeholders, people living with mental health conditions, supportive friends and family, and YOU!

What to expect: Keynote speakers, latest research, workshops, networking opportunities, exhibits, understanding, and encouragement.

Why attend: Learn, share, and celebrate in a stigma-free space.

When: Conference is Friday, November 8th, 2019 (starting at 2:00 pm) to Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Where: Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria, 1750 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027

Ticket Prices

Conference and Awards Celebration- NAMI Member: $195

Conference and Awards Celebration- Non-Member: $225

Conference Only- NAMI Member: $130

Conference Only- Non-NAMI Member: $160

Awards Celebration- NAMI Member: $75

Awards Celebration- Non-Member: $85

CLICK HERE for more information on pricing and to register!

Keynote Speakers

We are proud to present you with the keynote speakers at Road to Resilience: the 2019 NAMI Texas Annual Conference. These speakers reflect the expertise in mental health and the diversity that Houston is known for.

Kim Ogg, District Attorney of Harris County (Harris County District Attorney’s Office)

Ed Gonzalez, Sheriff of Harris County (Harris County Sheriff’s Office)

Wayne Young, CEO of The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD

Alan Detlaff, Dean of the UH Graduate College of Social Work

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Would your organization be interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor for our conference this year?

CLICK HERE for the sponsorship application form!

CLICK HERE for the exhibitor application form!

TCDD Stipend Application

NAMI Texas has obtained a limited amount of funding for peers (persons with mental health conditions) and family members of peers who need financial assistance to attend the NAMI Texas Annual Conference, Road to Resilience, in Houston. Please download and complete the application form here, sign and return it by email to:  Greg Hansch, NAMI Texas Executive Director, at or mail it to him at:  PO Box 300817, Austin, TX  78703. Each applicant must include their printed name, email address, phone number and mailing address in their email or with their mailed application.

CLICK HERE to download the TCDD stipend application for the conference!

2019 NAMI Texas Awards Celebration

Join us for dinner and celebration on Friday, November 8th to honor our state’s best mental health advocates, experts, peers and volunteers!

Charley H. Shannon Advocate for Justice Award
Betty Fulenwider Media Award
Mental Health Professional of the Year Award
Volunteer of the Year Award
Youth Volunteer of the Year Award
Mark Korenek Consumer Quality of Life Award
Jackie Shannon Enduring Volunteer

Do you have a mental health hero you would like to nominate? Click here for the nomination form!

See past award recipients!

CLICK HERE to register!

Hotel Information

The NAMI Texas Conference, Exhibit Area and Awards Celebration will take place at the Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria.

This stylish, contemporary hotel is located by the world-famous Galleria District in Houston – come enjoy the fabulous shopping, dining, and entertainment options!

Reserve your room before 10/10/2019, for the special conference rate of only $79 per night.

Reserve your room now! 



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