12 & 13

May 2017

MindsMatter! Mental Health Across the Lifespan
Ending Stigma through Research, Education, and Practice.

Southeastern Symposium on Mental Health 2017

Mental Health Across the Lifespan: Ending Stigma through Research, Education, and Practice

The Southeastern Symposium on Mental Health provides an opportunity for stakeholders to collaborate across disciplines and share research findings utilizing evidence-based outcomes in order to improve patient-centered care.

This event will promote a regional and national platform for the significant challenges and common struggles associated with living with mental illness. Our primary stakeholders include South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia.

The Southeastern Symposium on Mental Health will advance the welfare of our communities through improving access to mental health care, knowledge, and education. We are excited about the diversity of our program and the culmination of our collaborative efforts. We look forward to your participation in the 2017 Symposium.



Please use the link below to participate as a presenter, exhibitor, volunteer/moderator, or sponsor.




Online registration for the Symposium opens on March 27, 2017. Be sure to register early!




View Agenda

View the details of the agenda for this year’s theme, “Mental Health Across the Lifespan: Ending Stigma through Research, Education, and Practice.”



Our Speakers

Featuring regional and national Mental Health Professionals as keynote speakers such as Pete Earley, Tipper Gore, and Dan Westbrook.

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Pre-Conference Event

The pre-conference event will be held on Thursday, May 11 and will address the topic “For Whom the Bell Tolls: Examining the Impact of Collective Trauma”. This event will include lite entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, special guests, and networking opportunities. Refer to the Agenda Details page for more information on the pre-conference event.

Symposium Details

May 12-13, 2017 Greenville, SC
Hyatt Regency Greenville
220 North Main St.
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 235‐1234


Hosted by the Greenville Health System (GHS) Department of Psychiatry in partnership with Clemson University, University of South Carolina, Furman University, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Greenville, NAMI North Carolina, The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, South Carolina Department of Mental Health, Lundbeck, Faces and Voices of Recovery (FAVOR),  and Nelsons Mullins.

GHS Health Sciences Center Partners