2013 Conference Highlights!
The 2013 Central Texas African American Family Support Conference held Thursday, Feb. 28 – Friday, March 1 at the Hilton Austin Hotel (500 E. 4th Street) was a huge success! More than 600 people attended this free, two-day conference featuring industry insiders from the mental health community, thought leaders, healthcare professionals, students and families focusing on topics such as mental health, substance use, spirituality, empowering children, family support and much more.
• Thursday keynote Dr. Robert Gilmore, pastor and inspirational speaker specializing in co-occurring
disorders, youth, families and crisis communications
• Friday keynotes Jinneh Dyson, senior manager for the National Alliance on Mental Illness and Dr. William July, licensed psychologist and renowned motivational speaker
• Two days of workshops, seminars and panels including a specialized track for youth/young adult and sessions for the faith-based community