May, 22nd and 23rd, 2024
A Virtual Conference



The Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) and the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) host the statewide Dual Diagnosis Conference.  


The mission and vision of ODP is: 

“To support Pennsylvanians with developmental disabilities to achieve greater independence, choice and opportunity in their lives and continuously improve an effective system of accessible services and supports that are flexible, innovative, and person-centered. Promotes the belief that, with the support of family and friends, people with disabilities can and should decide how to live their lives.” 


The mission and vision of OMHSAS is:  

"For every individual served by the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service system to have the opportunity for growth, recovery, and inclusion in their community, have access to culturally competent services and supports of their choice, and to enjoy a quality of life that includes family members and friends.”  


These missions and visions are the guiding principles for the Dual Diagnosis Conference.

When Will the Conference be Held?

This year’s two-day virtual conference will be held virtually on
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 and Thursday, May 23, 2024.

What Topics will be on the
Conference Agenda?

Nationally recognized speakers will provide perspectives on the impact of trauma, physical health, and metabolic health.