2010 Conference Speaker Gallery

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

We're thrilled to have the following keynote presenters at this year's conference: Jessie Close, Graeme Cowan, Marya Hornbacher, Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Calen Pick, and Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD. Learn more about our keynote speakers and their presentations.

Jessie Close   Graeme Cowan Web    Marya Hornbacher Web    
Close
Author
Advocate
Consumer
  Cowan
Author
Consultant
Consumer
  Hornbacher
Author
Advocate
Consumer
   
Paula Kamen 2010 Conference Speaker Keynote   Ron Manderscheid Web   Calen Pick   Kay Jamison
Kamen
Author
Playwright
Humorist
  Manderscheid
Reformer
Exec. Director
Researcher
  Pick
Artist
Advocate
Consumer
  Redfield Jamison
Author
Researcher
Consumer

 

EDUCATIONAL BREAKOUT SESSIONS

The conference breakout sessions are presentations/workshops that address a wide range of recovery-focused and educational topics. List of educational breakout sessions and speaker bios.

 Judith Cook 2010 Conference Speaker    Zack Corcoran Photo 2010 Conference    Graeme Cowan Web   Sonni Elliot 2010 Conference Speaker 
 J. Cook   Z. Corcoran    G. Cowan    S. Elliot 
 Lisa Goodale 2009    Steve Harrington Photo 2010 Conference    David Kemp 2010 Conference Speaker Klerman    David Miklowitz 2010 Conference Speaker Klerman
 L. Goodale   S. Harrington    D. Kemp    D. Miklowitz 
 George Nostrand 2010 Conference Speaker    Scott Nychay    Steve Propst 2009    Mark Salzer 2010 Conference Speaker
 G. Nostrand   S. Nychay    S. Propst    M. Salzer 
 Chris Seale 2010 Conference Speaker    Marylou Selo 2010 Conference Speaker    Greg Simon 2009    
C. Seale   M. Selo   G. Simon    

 

PRE-CONFERENCE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTES

Read more about our pre-conference institutes' speakers and their workshops.

Steve Propst 2009   CONSUMER FOCUS
Getting Well in a Crazy System: Recovery Still Remains a Reality!
Presenter: Steve Propst
Friday, April 30, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
     
Jane Winterling Photo 2010   COMMUNITY FOCUS
“Steps to Wellness” Introduction: Building Community Supports
Presenter: Jane Winterling
Friday, April 30, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
     
2007 Conference Speaker Larry Fricks  

FAMILY FOCUS
What Really Helps: Practical Steps You Can Take to Assist Others
Presenters: Larry Fricks and Lisa Goodale, ASCW, LSW
Friday, April 30, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Rebecca's Dream

Lisa Goodale 2009   Outlook Phoenix Rebecca's Dream

COMEDY NIGHT

David Granirer Laughter's the Best Medicine  

DBSA STAND-UP COMEDY WITH DAVID GRANIRER
Saturday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

David Granirer is a stand-up comic and founder of Stand Up for Mental Health. A consumer who lives with depression, he is also a counselor, speaker, and the author of The Happy Neurotic: How Fear and Angst Can Lead to Happiness and Success. He has taught stand-up comedy to recovering drug addicts and cancer patients and is featured in the documentary Cracking Up, a 2008 winner of SAMHSA's prestigious Voice Awards.

David also gives presentations on laughter in the workplace to hundreds of organizations across North America, helping them use humor to decrease stress, increase wellness ,and cope with change. He is proud of the fact he has been labeled as "crazy," because he truly believes you "gotta be nuts" to do stand-up comedy!

Learn more about Comedy Night!

     

 

 

 

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