The NAMI National Convention is one of the largest annual gatherings of mental health advocates in the nation. This year’s event will take place at the Sheraton New Orleans on Canal Street in the heart of New Orleans. The convention’s theme, “Live. Learn. Share Hope.” describes the NAMI experience. NAMI’s collective voice spreads hope that recovery is possible and families can be whole again.
The NAMI National Convention connects individuals affected by mental illness who are looking for resources, research, and support. Attendees include individuals with mental illness, family members, caregivers, advocates, policymakers, educators, researchers, clinicians, and representatives of the press.