44th Annual National Association for
Rural Mental Health Conference

Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter
New Orleans, Louisiana

August 23-26, 2018

“Rural Resilience”

The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) Annual Conference is the premier interdisciplinary mental health event for rural families, community members, clinicians, researchers, administrators and policy professionals. Now in its 44th year, the NARMH Annual Conference provides a collaborative environment for mental health professionals across professions to learn and network on a myriad of vital issues concerning mental health practice, research, policy and advocacy in rural and remote populations.

To be held on August 23-26 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 2018 NARMH Annual Conference will explore the theme Rural Resilience. The conference’s educational offerings will feature topical keynote addresses, workshops, roundtable discussions, paper and poster sessions, and attendee networking opportunities. The three day event will facilitate an in-depth storytelling of the unique resilience of rural people and the industry of rural mental health across disciplines, service providers, and consumer groups.

Please use the navigation pane on the left of this page to explore the details of the 2018 NARMH Annual Conference. Call for Proposals is now open and deadline to submit is February 1, 2018 or until the agenda is full. Conference registration opens April 2, 2018. We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!

- Tammy Barnes, NARMH Board Member and Conference Chair
- Jessica Black, MSW, PhD, NARMH Board Member, 2018 Conference Co-Chair
- Paul Force-Emery Mackie, PhD, NARMH Board Immediate Past Chair, 2018 Conference Co-Chair