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The 4th Annual Florida Mental Health Summit invites you to University of North Florida October 3-5. Professionals, executives, volunteers from all over North Florida will educate, learn to advocate and navigate.

The Summit features 20 workshops and trainings with multiple tracks reflecting a range of topics. Mental Health America of Northeast Florida invites you to participate as an individual, or as a leadership team. Bring your Board members to learn about nonprofit management and to explore new trends in behavioral health.

Call for Presenters

The Florida Mental Health Summit is currently seeking proposals for workshop presentations on topics in behavioral health, leadership, and select topics.

Proposals relevant to the 2018 topics will be given priority in the workshop selection process.

  • Nonprofit Management/Board Development
  • Co-Occurring disorders
  • Supportive Services
  • Emerging Trends
  • Disability
  • Youth Services
  • Advocacy
  • Treatment Models
  • Gender and Gender Identity
  • Peer Support Models
  • Employment services

Deadline for submissions is May 25

Sessions are 45 minutes long and presenters should leave at least 15 minutes for questions and answers. Your proposal submission must include:

  • A workshop title
  • A learning objective that is rooted in the lived experience of consumers and practitioners
  • A 50-word abstract that connects the workshop to one of the topics listed above
  • List of presenter’s references
  • A bibliography
  • Presenter’s resume
  • Presenter’s bio (100 words)

Deadline for submissions is May 25. Email proposals to Dr. Laura Lane - 904.738.8420. Address all questions to Dr. Lane who is happy to assist.

Conference Facility

Adam W. Herbert University Center at University of North Florida

Adam W. Herbert University Center


Thank You 2017 Sponsors!

  • Partnership for Child Health
  • Jessie Ball DuPont Fund
  • Baptist Health
  • Chartrand Family Fund
  • Alkermes
  • Neurocrine
  • CSX
  • Children’s Home Society of Florida
  • Magellan
  • UNF
  • Rayonier
  • Jacksonville University
  • River Point
  • Wekiva Springs
  • Chrysalis