Annual Mental Health Conference

Things to Know

Things to Know


Continental breakfast (in the exhibit hall) and lunch are provided Monday and Tuesday to registered conference attendees at no additional charge. Lunch is served from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm in Pioneer Hall. Lunch choices include vegetarian (may include dairy) and gluten free options. Dinner is not included.


Spring weather in Duluth and temperatures within the DECC facility may fluctuate. We suggest wearing light clothing and bringing a sweater or jacket to workshops.


Don’t miss the wide variety of exciting exhibits we have this year in the exhibit hall. Please note extended break periods in the schedule for extra exhibit viewing time.

Schedule Changes

MACMH reserves the right to substitute presenters, cancel workshops, and/or reschedule due to unforeseen circumstances.

On-site Registration

On-site registration will be available as space allows.

Technical Levels

Presenters chose levels that best described their material and the knowledge they thought attendees should have to derive the greatest benefit from their presentation.

Level 1: Broad background information and introductory material is covered
• audience needs no prior knowledge of topic

Level 2: Material builds on existing knowledge and goes well beyond basics
• audience needs some background knowledge of topic

Level 3: Complex, in-depth concepts highlighted;
basic and background information will not be covered
• audience needs intermediate understanding of topic

Conference Tracks – Coming February 2017

The track list will be available in February 2017. The track list is organized by profession, hot topics and age group. We hope this helps you get the most out of your conference experience.



If you need a reasonable accommodation (e.g., wheelchair accessibility, interpreter, braille, or large print materials), such accommodations will be made available upon advance request. Please contact the MACMH office on or before Friday, March 31. For TTY, contact Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529.


The deadline to receive a refund for your registration is on or before April 10th, subject to a $50 USD administrative cancellation fee. Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used or a check will be sent to the original check address.

• Cancellations received after April 10th will not be eligible for a refund.
• Written cancellation is required by fax 651-644-7391 or by email
• You can transfer your registration to a future workshop or conference if you meet the cancellation deadline. All transfer credits must be used within 2 years of the original event date.
• After the cancellation deadline you can transfer your registration to another person for the same event.

Continuing Education

The conference is designed to meet CEH (Continuing Education Hours) credits for many disciplines: psychology, social work, education, education administration, nursing, marriage and family therapy, and behavioral health and therapy. CEH certificates will be available to document participation. Post tests are provided in each workshop for social workers needing clinical clock hours required for LICSW license eligibility.

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