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Yale NAMI Conference on Neuroscience and Mental Health

Saturday, April 20, 2024

The annual Yale-NAMI Conference on Neuroscience and Mental Health 2024 will be held Saturday, April 20 in The Anlyan Center Auditorium. This year’s Mental Health Advocacy Award will be presented to Dr. Lawrence Hartmann to honor his achievements in getting homosexuality depathologized and removed from the DSM in the 1970s.

The Yale NAMI Mental Health Conference, held each spring on a Saturday at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, provides an opportunity for community members, patients and their families, and providers to come together and hear about new advances in the care for mental illness from Yale experts. This event, which has been held annually since 1992, is sponsored by the Yale Department of Psychiatry, the Connecticut chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), and Yale Center for Brain and Mind Health.

The Mental Health Advocacy Award has been given by the Department of Psychiatry every year since 2006 and, in most years, is announced at the Neuroscience Conference. Past winners of this award have had major impacts on treatment, research, reduction of stigma, and enhancement of the wellbeing of those with mental illness through their advocacy, political action, and sharing of their own lived experience.

Neuroscience 2024 Conference

Program, Presenters, and Parking Information

Questions About Neuroscience 2024?

Contact Chris Gardner, Director of Communications, Yale Department of Psychiatry