Hear DJ Jaffe, Executive Director of Mental Illness Policy Org. on Book Tour: - Mental Illness Policy Org

Hear DJ Jaffe, Executive Director of Mental Illness Policy Org. on Book Tour:

DJ Jaffe will present findings from his book, “Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill” and what to do to fix it at the following events. To arrange presentation to your group, email DJ Jaffe. Note: Mental Illness Policy Org., is non-partisan and DJ accepts opportunities to address liberal, conservative, Democrat, Republican, and unaffiliated groups.

Upcoming Events

July 9-10. Washington, DC

Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Invitation Only

July 17, Ogden Utah

Weber Human Services, 9am

July 18-20, Park City, Utah,  9am

National Mental Health Court Summit  July 18. noon

August 8-10, New Orleans, LA

45th Annual ALEC  Meeting August 9, 9am (tentative)

August 15, 2018, Kansas City

CIT International Police Conference, Kansas City 1:30

October 8, 2018 Erlanger, KY

Kentucky CIT Police Conference 10 am

October 8, 2018 Erlanger, KY

Kentucky NAMI 6pm

 October 24, Columbus, OH

American Psychiatric Nurses Conference,  8 am

October 26, Palm Beach, FL

 Philanthropy Roundtable (5pm)

Past Events

June 13, 2018. NYC

 Save Allen Psychiatric Hospital Rally NYC 1pm, 5141 Broadway at 220th St. NYC. Contact Julia Camagong, NYS Nurses Association julia.camagong@nysna.org

April 25, 2018 9:00 am Washington DC

Ted Talk at National Council on Behavioral Health Conference, Washington, DC (view talk)

May 1, 2018, 7PM New York City

West Side Republican Club, NYC, Public, RSVP Suggested.

May 8, 2018, Noon, New York City

Manhattan Institute Forum on Psychiatric Hospital Bed Shortage, NYC, By invitation

May 11, 2018, 11am, Washington DC

Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC, By invitation. (view at 14:55)

Thursday, December 7, 2017 2pm-5pm,  Nashville, TN

ALEC Conference

Thursday, November 9 – Sunday, November 11, 6:30, NAMI/NYS Conference, Albany, NY

NAMI/NYS Conference Booth. Desmond Hotel and Conference Center.

Friday, October 27, 8:30 am Manhattan Institute

Manhattan Institute presents a forum on serious mental illness. Panelists are DJ Jaffe, Pete Earley, and Assistant Secretary of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders, Dr. Elinore McCance Katz. Harvard Club. For info and video here.

Monday, October 2, 6:30, NAMI, Portland, ME

NAMI/Portland (Maine). Univ. Southern Maine 6:30-9 pm at the Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland, ME. For more info: http://www.namimaine.org/page/NAMIPortland

Friday, October 6, 2017, Mental Health America (MHA) Essex/Morris County, Breakfast

MHA of Essex County Breakfast (West Orange, NJ). Mayfair Farms. Details to follow. For more info:  http://www.mhaessex.org/overview.html

Tuesday, August 15, 2017. 4:00 PM  NAMI Ft. Myers Hilton Hotel, Naples, FL.

5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103  SPACE LIMITED—RSVP REQUIRED Please Call 239-297-6832 or email jennifer@namicollier.org. Sponsored by NAMI of Collier County.

Thursday, August 17, 2017, 2:45. CIT International Conf. Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.

CIT International Conference (Ft. Lauderdale, FL). Panelist on Workshop “How Police/Mental Health Professional Partnerships Improve Healthcare (and Policing).” To register: http://www.citinternational.org/events

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 6:30pm, NYC. Shakespeare & Co. Books (NYC).

939 Lexington Avenue (corner of 69th Street). Author’s Talk moderated by Howard Husock of Manhattan Institute. http://www.shakeandco.com/ Must RSVP events@shakeandco.com

Wednesday, July 19, NAMI Queens/Nassau, NY 7:30 pm NAMI Queens/Nassau (NY). Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital, Sloman Auditorium. Entrance to the hospital is on 266th St. & 76th Avenue, Glen Oaks, Queens.   For more info http://www.namiqn.org/monthly-meetings

Wednesday June 28, NAMI, Washington, DC 

11:30 am. Hilton Hotel in Georgetown. NAMI Convention.

Sunday May 21st, NAMI Santa Barbara

4-6pm Mental Wellness Center, 617 Garden Street, Santa Barbara RSVP to Ramona Winner, 805-884-8440 x3206, or rwinner@mentalwellnesscenter.org

Monday May 22nd Hollywood Business Improvement District 

6-9 pm. 6:30-7pm reception, 7-8:30pm presentation and Q&A. Lowes Hollywood Hotel. 1755 Highland Ave. Must RSVP to april@aprilclemmer.com

Tuesday May 23rd NAMI Santa Cruz

6:30 to 8:30pm St John’s Episcopal Church, 125 Canterbury Drive, Aptos, Contact: Carol Williamson, President NAMI Santa Cruz (831)-229-2675

Wednesday May 24th Tracy

4:30 to 7pm to River Islands Welcome Center, 73 Stewart Road Lathrop, RSVP: Paul Cumming, pcumming@everwellhealth.org, (805) 710-0018

Thursday May 25th, NAMI Contra Costa, Pleasant Hill

9am – 3:30pm FaithNet Conference Pleasant Hill Community Center 320 Civic Drive Pleasant Hill Must RSVP Gigi Crowder, gigicrowder0283@comcast.net or NAMI Contra Costa 510-990-2670

Thursday May 25th NAMI East Bay, Albany

7:30pm Albany Methodist Church, 980 Stannage Avenue, Albany RSVP to 510-524-1250 or namieastbay@earthlink.net

Friday May 26th NAMI Fresno

9am-1:30pm Blue Sky Wellness Center, 1617 Saginaw Way, Suite 108, Fresno, Contact: Laural Fawcett, 559.960.6426, lauralmfawcett@gmail.com

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