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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.

2017 NAMI Texas Conference
November 3-4, 2017
Austin, Texas
7:30 a.m. Friday to 12:15 p.m. Saturday

NAMI Texas Awards Celebration
November 2, 2017
6:30 to 9 p.m.

View the 2017 NAMI Texas Conference Program

Register for the 2017 NAMI Texas Conference!

Registration options include:

  • Regular (After 10/14)
    • Conference – $145
    • Conference (Member) – $125
    • Awards Celebration – $75
  • On-site
    • On-site conference registration – $165


Austin Marriott South
4415 S IH 35
Austin, TX  78744
Reserve your room before October 10, 2017, for the special conference rate of $159 per night.
Click HERE to reserve your room.  Reservations Line: 1-888-758-0895 (ask for the NAMI Texas discounted rate)

2017 NAMI Texas Conference Exhibitor Invitation
2017 NAMI Texas Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in being on the list to sponsor, exhibit, or present at the 2017 NAMI Texas Conference, please contact Holly Doggett at

NAMI Texas Awards Celebration

Join us on Thursday, November 2, at the Awards Celebration, as we honor the recipients of the NAMI Texas annual awards.

Charley Shannon Advocate for Justice Award
Senator John Whitmire

Betty Fulenwider Media Award
Emily Foxhall, Houston Chronicle

Mental Health Professional of the Year Award
Sharon Butterworth

Volunteer of the Year Award
William Boyd

Mark Korenek Consumer Quality of Life Award
Meredith Stacy Jones

Jackie Shannon Enduring Volunteer Award
Sharon DeBlanc

Dedication to the Cause Award
Eric Kunish


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