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May 5, 2013 by Bob Nikkel, MSW

Elusive Justice – America’s Thought Leaders Weigh In at USC Symposium

I made my escape from the glitz of Las Vegas and a national conference on behavioral health this past month and flew into the surprisingly fresh–and relatively boring–air of Los Angeles. I could even see the hills!

The purpose of this personal transformation back to reality was to attend the Third Annual Symposium on Mental Health and the Law at USC’s Gould School of Law. This stimulating forum was organized by Elyn Saks, the director of the Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy, and Ethics.

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April 16, 2013 by Gina Nikkel, PhD, President & CEO

Notes from Vegas: National Council Annual Conference 2013

National Council Conference April 8-10, 2013. Las Vegas, NV

For those of you who have never been to a National Council Conference, it really is a masterpiece to behold. Jeannie Campbell, the National Council’s assistant director, runs a tight ship and since she came to the National Council from the Navy she knows how to do that. It is almost overwhelming.

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January 10, 2013 by Fran Silvestri, MBA

Exciting International Leadership Exchange Opportunity in Aukland This March

2013 Theme: Service Innovation Across The Lifespan: What Does It Take To Make An Impact?

International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) is holding its ninth Leadership Exchange the week of March 4, 2013. This is not a conference but an opportunity for a small number of about 300 Mental Health and Disability leaders to meet and learn from their colleagues. You can browse the full agenda on our website. It’s not too late to join this year’s cohort.

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