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Counselors gather in Honolulu for conference

About 2,600 counselors and students are gathering in Honolulu this week for a conference that focusing on mental health issues.

The American Counseling Association’s conference will cover individual trauma and disaster mental health, technology and social media in counseling and other topics.

“Super Size Me” documentary director Morgan Spurlock will deliver the opening keynote address at the Hawaii Convention Center on Friday.

The meeting is expected to generate more than $12 million in visitor spending and more than $1 million in state tax revenue. The association last met in Hawaii in 2008.

The American Counseling Association is the world’s largest association representing professional counselors.

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