Upcoming Events


Global Summit On Mental Health Culture Change

Many well-respected organizations around the world are focusing on mental health in new and innovative ways. Some of these efforts are making great strides in the areas of research and service delivery. But no convening has brought together thought leaders, stakeholders, policy makers and change agents to focus exclusively on addressing culture as a primary barrier to changing the way we think about, talk about and address emotional well-being and mental health.

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Course Corrections: Jefferson County Summit on Behavioral Health & Criminal Justice
June 5, 2017
Jefferson County Fairgrounds

(Resource compendium TBA)

Other dates/locations to be announced.




Past Events


CC-Mid-Atlantic logoCourse Corrections: Mid-Atlantic Summit on Behavioral Health & Criminal Justice 
March 22 – 23, 2017
Offices of the National Association of Counties

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14th Annual Mental Health and Criminal Justice Summit: Course Corrections in Partnership with NAMI Indiana

(Resource compendium TBA)
Exhibit at this event.




Religious Leaders Dialogue on the Death Penalty

February 6, 2017
Washington National Cathedral
Washington, D.C.


National Summit on Severe Mental Illness & the Death Penalty: December 6-7, 2016 (Learn More)
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Colorado Summit: August 31 – September 1, 2016 (Learn More) 

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These events focus collective problem-solving energy on managing behavioral health challenges and recommending state and local course corrections for reducing the over-use of the criminal justice system and cultivating the health and prosperity of our communities.

Course Corrections Summits provide opportunities for regional partners to:

  • Identify local and national best practices for:
    • managing behavioral health
    • reducing incarceration
    • promoting public safety and prosperity
  • Address data needs and communications challenges
  • Align and focus policy reform efforts
  • Prioritize necessary course corrections
  • Promote bold state and local targets for reform

Who Should Attend?

Agencies and organizations across all sectors, representing all communities that are committed to improved management of behavioral health for the sake of promoting public safety and prosperity, and for reducing the over-use of the criminal justice system.

Sponsor An Event

  • Connect with decision-makers, leaders, and implementation experts in criminal justice and behavioral health reform.
  • Promote your leadership mission in a national series of Course Corrections convenings.
  • Keep your name in front of representatives from an array of subject areas, from policy and government to law, social programs, and private and public entities from across the nation.
  • Gain exposure beyond the event through Equitas’ social media and press releases, as well as branded promotional materials.

To sponsor an event today, click on the “Sponsor An Event” button below.