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2nd Annual Native Youth Mental Health and Wellness Conference

September 15-18, 2020

A native youth-led and locally-driven gathering in collaboration with multiple agencies in California - including the following topics: positive youth development, identity development, culture based youth programming, and stress management.

Advancing Early Psychosis Care in the United States: The Complexities of Real-World Care

October 2, 2019, New York City

The 2nd National Conference on Advancing Early Psychosis Care in the United States: The Complexities of Real-World Care, was held in New York City in advance of the IEPA Conference. PEPPNET, in partnership with the APA, the NIMH, SAMHSA, and the SMI Adviser, brought together mental health clinicians, policymakers, and those with lived experienced in recovery for a day of speakers, workshops, and panel presentations focused on the care and treatment of individuals who are either at clinical high risk for psychosis, or in the early stages, or first episode of psychosis.

Stanford Mental Health Innovation Challenge: Empowering youth to shape the future of mental health

June 24 - 26, 2017

2016 Adolescent Mental Wellness Conference: Breaking Down Stigma, Building Support for Youth Mental Health

August 5 - 6, 2016

2020 Adolescent Mental Wellness Conference: Building Healthy Connections & Fostering Belonging


In light of the uncertainties and risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to postpone the Adolescent Mental Wellness Conference, originally planned for July 30 – 31, 2020, until spring 2021. We will post the new date and further details here once they are available.

2018 Pre-Conference on Media and Youth Suicide

April 26, 2018

2018 Adolescent Mental Wellness Conference: Overcoming Cultural Barriers to Access

April 27 - 28, 2018

Advancing Early Psychosis Care in the US: Innovations from the Field

October 7, 2018

This event was held in connection to the 2018 IEPA Conference in Boston on October 7, 2018. PEPPNET was excited to partner with NIMH, SAMHSA, and the IEPA Local Program Team on creating this inaugural gathering of early psychosis programs from across the US, which drew over 300 attendees and featured many of the nation's leading voices in the area of clinical high risk and first episode psychosis.