Drs. Bruijnzeel & Thornton speak at NAMI Florida Meeting

Published: September 27th, 2017

By: Melinda Fawcett

Category: Uncategorized

Dr. Bruijnzeel delivers the keynote session at NAMI FL in Orlando

Dr. Bruijnzeel delivers the keynote session at NAMI FL in Orlando

September is National Recovery Month and NAMI Florida held their annual meeting September 22 – 23 in Orlando. UF Department of Psychiatry, Assistant Professor and Director of ECT and Inpatient Psychiatric Services at Malcom Randall VA Medical Center,  Dawn Bruijnzeel, MD delivered the keynote session on Saturday with her talk on Early Psychosis. She was followed by a Veterans Panel on PTSD and Suicide which included UF Department of Psychiatry Assistant Professor and Chief of Staff for Mental Health Services at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Joseph Thornton, MD.

NAMI Florida’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Conference explored the top issues of our times – recognition and treatment of early psychosis, the alarming numbers of suicides and PTSD among veterans, a shocking rise in the number of Florida’s children being Baker Acted, and more.

Dr. Thornton Speaking at NAMI FL

Dr. Thornton speaking on a Veterans Panel for PTSD and Suicide

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