2019 Conference

The 2019 NAMI South Carolina Conference will be held on Saturday, August 24 at the Marriott in Columbia. Auction and awards reception the will be the night before. More information to come closer to the date. Rooms at the Marriott are available for $127 plus tax and can be booked here. Marriott Reservations

Here is a preliminary schedule:

Friday, August 23- Auction and Awards Reception at the Nelson Mullins Building 5:30-10:00

Saturday, August 24- Conference at the Columbia Marriott

8:00-9:00 Check in and on site registration

9:00- 9:30 Welcome

9:30- 10:45 Opening Plenary- Katrina Gay, NAMI National. Strategic Partnerships

11:00-12:00 Breakout Sessions

  1. Equine Assisted Psychotherapy- Stephanie Boman Czeresko, LPC, EAGALA, Certified Mental Health Specialist and Christy J. Rew, CCC-SLP, HPCS, EAGALA, Certified Equine Specialist
  2. Medicaid- Tom Mayne
  3. The South Carolina Able Savings Program- Karen Crider
  4. Ask the Doctor- TBA

12:15-1:45 Lunch Plenary- Dr. Alex Karydi- Suicide Coalition

2:00-3:15- Afternoon Plenary- Dr. Meera Narasimhan- presenting on cutting edge research possibly with another MD who is presenting on diabetes and heart disease related to mental illness.

3:30- 4:30- Closing Plenary- Ending the Silence Presentation

Tickets can be purchased online at: https://namiscconference2019.eventbrite.com 

Registration for Current NAMI SC Members and Professionals $45

Registration for Non-Members (Includes Membership) $85

Registration for Current Client/Consumer Members $15

Registration for Non-Members Client/Consumers (Includes Membership) $20

Registration can also be mailed to:

NAMI South Carolina

1735 St. Julian Place, Ste. 300

Columbia, SC 29204