Conference

Each year, the National Association for Rural Mental Health hosts a one-of-a-kind conference focusing on rural and frontier mental health practice, social services, research, and public policy issues. The NARMH Annual conference brings together rural clinicians, administrators, consumers, researchers, and policy-makers. Participants’ learn about national issues and trends; develop new knowledge and skills; hear perspectives from rural consumers and advocates; and are provided with updates on the latest in research, practice and policy; socialize and HAVE FUN!


Click HERE to find out more info on the 2018 NARMH Annual Conference and Reserve your hotel room.

Conference registration will open April 2.

Check back often as we update the information.

SUBMIT A PROPOSAL TO PRESENT

Click HERE to Submit a proposal to present at the 2018 NARMH Annual Conference

Membership

Why Join NARMH

The National Association for Rural Mental Health is a membership based organization focused on raising awareness of and responding to a variety of rural mental health and social service concerns. Being a member of NARMH allows you to have a more active voice in this discussion, participate in a variety of advocacy activities, and links you to others addressing these and related concerns. Specifically, being a NARMH member includes the following benefits:

  • Free subscription to the Journal of Rural Mental Health,
  • Member-only access to monthly newsletter from both NARMH and NACBHDD,
  • Participate in annual advocacy meeting in Washington D.C. focusing solely on rural mental health;
  • Representation of your interests in public policy formation (NARMH has consistently supported initiatives that will strengthen the rural consumer voice as well as help consumers and rural providers establish mental health programs that are relevant to the unique needs and concerns of their population and region);
  • Electronic contact with other members of NARMH to share information and ideas, get and give support, identify problems, find solutions and work collaboratively with other NARMH members and the rural community;
  • An updated website with electronic publications and information on rural issues, conferences, and bulletins relevant to your interests;
  • Full voting rights for NARMH Board of Directors and any changes to membership fees and bylaws; and
  • A discount on registration fees at the NARMH Annual Conference where rural mental health professionals, consumers and families can share knowledge and resources.  The annual conference is the only national conference focused on rural mental health.

Annual individual and organizational membership costs by level

Individual Membership: $65

Join as an individual membership for yourself.

Receive all member benefits including subscription to JRMH, all for less than $6.00 per month.

Consumer: $30

A consumer membership is someone that uses mental health services.

Receive all member benefits including subscription to JRMH, all for less than $3.00 per month.

Student: $30

Join as a student membership if you are attending a university or college.

Receive all member benefits including subscription to JRMH, all for less than $3.00 per month.

Retired: $30

Join as a retired member if you have retired from your job.

Receive all member benefits including subscription to JRMH, all for less than $3.00 per month.

Organizational Membership: $175 (up to 5 contacts )

Join as an organizational member and up to five members of your organization receives a discount as a group membership (a savings of $150 when compared to individual fee!).

  • One individual will be the primary contact for the group
  • Five individuals will be allowed to be part of the group including the primary contact
  • All group members will receive JRMH
  • All group members will receive selected mailings

Large Group Membership: $350 (up to 10 staff contacts)

Join as a large group member and up to ten members or your organization receives a discount as a group membership (a savings of $300 when compared to individual fee!).

  • One individual will be the primary contact for the group
  • Ten individuals will be allowed to be part of the group including the primary contact
  • All group members will receive JRMH
  • All group members will receive selected mailings

Annual corporate sponsor membership costs by level

Platinum = $5,000 annually (up to 25 staff contacts)

  • All of the Silver and Gold benefits, plus:
    • Opportunities, as appropriate, to be a resource to NARMH and/or its members.
    • An opportunity to make a presentation at one of NARMH's Board of Directors meetings each year.
    • 10 additional contact names added with the main contact's membership information (will receive all email and mailed communications) (for a total of 25).

Gold = $2,500 annually(up to 20 staff contacts)

  • All of the Silver benefits, plus:
    • An additional complimentary registration for the NARMH Annual Meeting (total of two).
    • Listing on the NARMH web site with your logo and a direct link to your homepage.
    • 5 additional contact names added with the main contact's membership information (will receive all email and mailed communications) (for a total of 20).

Silver = $1,000 annually (up to 15 staff contacts)

  • One complimentary registration for the NARMH Annual Meeting.
  • One discounted registration (20% off) for the NARMH Annual Meeting.
  • 10% discount on exhibits at the Annual Meeting.
  • Recognition in the Conference program.
  • 15 contact names added with the main contact's membership information (will receive all email and mailed communications). See “contact names” definition below.

Note: “Contact names” is defined as members of the organization identified as information receivers. These individuals will receive updates and information from NARMH but are not individual voting members. Regarding membership voting privileges, the organization is granted one vote as a member of NARMH.

Resource Memberships

All memberships are “calendar year” and run from January 1st thru December 31st.

NARMH is the “go-to” source for rural mental health. Resources such as your organization are what make our network strong and increase national support for rural mental health.

Resource Associate - $150

This cost covers a hyperlink on the NARMH Resources web page to your organization.

If your organization provides services that may be relevant to rural mental health and the populations we aim to support, you may APPLY for this membership. Board and staff members will visit your website and review the services your organization provides. Upon approval, you will receive an email indicating you may proceed with payment via PayPal. Once payment is received, your link will be posted to the NARMH web site within 72 business hours.

Your organization’s link will be listed as a resource to our members, affiliate members, other resource associates, resource members and various visitors to our web site.

Resource Member - $200

Upgrade

If you wish to upgrade from a Resource Associate* and receive the emails and mailings that our members receive, we will extend membership to you AND provide the resource link to your organization’s web site as a Resource Member, at the rate of $200 annually. The additional $50 gives you full membership with NARMH. A membership with NARMH provides you with access to weekly information our other members and corporate sponsors receive via email dissemination, allows you to stay aware of the issues that are relevant and important to the members we support and provides you the opportunity to pay the discounted member rate to attend our conferences.

PLEASE NOTE that we reserve the right to review your organization’s web site to assess if your services align with our mission to rural mental health. We also have right to re-visit your site at any time, to ensure that your services continue to meet the needs and standards we outline for our members and site visitors. If at any time your link is no longer compliant, we will remove the link from the NARMH web site and notify you in via the email information you provided when you paid.

JOIN & RENEW