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Fri, Feb 16



Nurturing Mental Health in Adolescents (NMHA) Conference

Unlock mental health advocacy insights at NMHA. Transform, connect, and thrive. Join us.

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Nurturing Mental Health in Adolescents (NMHA) Conference
Nurturing Mental Health in Adolescents (NMHA) Conference

Time & Location

Feb 16, 2024, 2:16 PM – Apr 24, 2024, 11:16 PM

Houston, 425 N Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston, TX 77060, USA

About the event

Join us at the forefront of adolescent mental health at the NMHA Conference, brought to you by Deblin Health Concepts. This essential gathering is a convergence of compassion and innovation, aiming to transform the support landscape for our youth. It's a unique opportunity for professionals, educators, and families to come together, exchange valuable insights, and forge a robust support system for the younger generation. Participate in insightful sessions, connect with peers who share your dedication, and contribute to a more empathetic and effective mental health environment.

Reserve your place now via InstaMed at checkout. Your ticket not only grants you access but also integrates you into the NMHA Online Group for impactful conversations before the event even begins. This is your chance to effect real change. Be a part of this crucial initiative to empower the leaders of the future.

Featured Speakers and Q&A Panelist

  • Ronda Stevens, CEO of Wright Directions, Seaside
  • Debra Jackson, CPO of Deblin Health Concepts & Associates, Seaside
  • Representatives from Fortis Academy
  • Dr. Jason Mensah, DO, of Beaumont Psychiatric Clinic
  • Cheryl Duncan, Founder of the Ashley Jadine Foundation
  • Courtney Williamson, Executive Director of Behavioral Health Advocates of Texas (BHAT)
This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.


  • 1 hour

    Registration and Breakfast

    Breakfast Room

  • 30 minutes


    Main Stage
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“The Power of Collaboration: Enhancing Behavioral & Academic Outcomes in Adolescent Care”

NMHA Conference Resources

Peer Reviewed Articles and Publications

  • "The Impact of Social Media on Youth Mental Health: Challenges and Opportunities" in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

  • "Resilience in Adolescents: Protective and Risk Factors in the School Environment" in the Journal of School Psychology.

  • "Interventions for Adolescent Mental Health: An Overview of Systematic Reviews" in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

  • "Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis" in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology.

Conference Lecture

"The Coming Storm"

William "Eddy" Schedule

NMHA Conference Speaker

Executive Director of Deblin Health Concepts 

NMHA Conference Resources

Books and guides from Leading Experts

  • The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults by Frances E. Jensen.

  • Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive Parenting Strategies to Help Your Teen Beat Anxiety, Stress, and Worry by Sheila Achar Josephs.

  • Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions by Johann Hari.

  • Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety: A Workbook for Overcoming Anxiety at Home, at School, and Everywhere Else by Christopher Willard. 

Dr. Renata Nero, PhD.
Board of Director of Ashley Jadine Foundation

“The Link Between Social Media and Suicide in Adolescents”

NMHA Conference Resources

Websites and Online Platforms

  • Teen Mental Health: Offers educational materials, tools, and resources for adolescents, parents, and educators.

  • YoungMinds: A UK-based charity dedicated to improving the mental health of young people, offering support, resources, and advocacy.

  • The Jed Foundation: Provides programs and resources that empower teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults.

  • MindShift: An app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety, offering strategies to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps to take.

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