Program – 2020

UPDATED! 2020 Conference Session Schedule – updated (PDF)


Faith Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN is a bad-ass, funny lady with a PhD. She’s a licensed professional counselor, board supervisor, certified sexologist, and applied clinical nutritionist with a private practice and consulting business in San Antonio, Texas. She has been an adjunct professor and a TEDx presenter, and proudly identifies as a woman of color and uppity intersectional feminist. She is the author of the book Unf*ck Your Brain and many other popular zines and books on subjects such as anxiety, depression, and grief. She is available as a public speaker and for corporate and clinical trainings.


The Oregon Advocacy Award is given annually at the Northwest Law & Mental Health Conference to a great advocate for people with mental illness and addiction in Oregon. The Award represents the perspective of persons represented by advocacy – persons who have experienced mental illness and addiction.

The 2020 Oregon Advocacy Award goes to Scott Snedecor


The Honorable Nan Waller – Multnomah County Circuit Court
Chief Danielle Outlaw – Portland Police Bureau


Full Conference Plenary!

Reducing Police Contact with Peer-run Services

Kasey Moyer & Tyresha Hickerson of the Mental Health Association of Nebraska
Sergeant John Walsh – Lincoln, Nebraska Police Department