North Carolina’s Eastern Regional Conference

You’re Invited to NAMI North Carolina’s Eastern Regional Conference

Weathering the Storm of Change

April 6, 9:00-4:00

St. James United Methodist Church

2000 E. 6th Street, Greenville NC

Join us for NAMI NC’s 2019 Eastern Regional Conference—Weathering the Storm of Change! The conference will address many mental healthcare issues faced in Eastern North Carolina today including navigating Medicaid transformation, the opioid crisis, current public policy initiatives, and advance planning with psychiatric directives.

Presentations include

  • KEYNOTE: What’s Next? Enrollment Brokerage, Choice Counseling, and Medicaid Expansion: Presented by Eric Rubin, President, Health South Maximus
  • Reducing Stigma, Reducing Harm: Presented by Margaret Bordeaux, Justice-Involved Overdose prevention Specialist for the CDC Foundation, and Elizabeth Brewington, Opioid Response Program Coordinator from the NC Council of Churches
  • Honoring Your Preferences for Care (Psychiatric Advance Directives): Presented by Sue Lassiter, MSN, MHA, FACHE Administrator Regional Behavioral Health Services, Laurie Simmons, LCSW Vidant Program Director Structured Outpatient Programs, and Ellie Ward, BSN, RN, Vidant Community Education and Outreach, Advanced Care Planning

Lunch is included, and continuing education units are available. So what are you waiting for?