The ODMHSAS hosts up to 3 major conferences every year, including Children's Behavioral Health Conference, Zero Suicide Summit, and Justice and Recovery Conference. Providers, healthcare professionals, school staff, parents, and more are invited to learn from national keynote speakers and local leaders, including educational breakout sessions and networking opportunities. ODMHSAS conferences gives professionals around the state the opportunity to earn CEUs, connect with peers and develop both personal and professional skills and knowledge.
Zero Suicide Summit
Zero Suicide a way to improve suicide care within health and behavioral health systems. The Zero Suicide Initiative in Oklahoma is a way to hear from national experts on this topic. Explore what is known so far about preventing suicide among persons in care, about how to make a real difference in your own behavioral health or primary care organization.
Momentum: Prevention, Justice, Recovery!
Two of our popular conferences (Justice & Recovery Conference and Prevention & Recovery Conference) have merged into one incredible event, Momentum: Prevention, Justice, Recovery!
The Momentum Conference will provide participants with knowledge of best practices and cutting-edge strategies in the intersection of prevention, criminal justice and behavioral health to continue to improve Oklahoma’s diversion network. State and national experts in their fields will present plenaries and more live and pre-recorded sessions across multiple topics in the substance abuse and behavioral health field.
Children's Behavioral Health Conference
The Children’s Behavioral Health Conference brings together local, state, and national experts to explore best practices in the field of behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment, recovery, and overall wellness. Overall, the goal of the conference is to expand the possibilities of hope, recovery, and resilience for children and youth facing behavioral health challenges. The 2023 Children's Behavioral Health Conference took place in April.