10th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

2018 Muslim Mental Health Conference Flyer

This unique conference brings together faith leaders, health care providers and researchers to examine topics related to mental health across the American Muslim community.  It will include keynote speakers, scholarly research presentations and panel discussions.

Registration:                         2018 Conference Registration

Conference Hotel:                Courtyard Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom  for 205.00 USD  - 215.00 USD  per night

Muslim Mental Health Room Block:  Start date: 3/14/18; End date: 3/17/18

Last day to book: 2/9/18

Marriott hotel(s) offering special group rate:  

Courtyard Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom  for 205.00 USD  - 215.00 USD  per night

                                               Book your group rate for Muslim Mental Health Room Block


Conference Program:          The program is now being finalized.  Check back for updates.

                                               An 8-hour Mental Health First Responder training for faith & community leaders will be held on March 15, 2018

                                               For a flyer describing this training and registration information, click here

Exhibitors, Sponsorships, Advertisement Opportunities:    

                                            Click here for additional details on Exhibits and Sponsorships.  


The Muslim Mental Health Conference is presented in partnership with the Institute of Muslim Mental Health; and  co-sponsored by the American Psychiatric Association Division of Diversity and Health Equity, MSU Department of Psychiatry, MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, MSU College of Human Medicine, MSU Office of the Vice President of Research & Graduate Studies, MSU Provost Office, MSU African Studies Center, MSU Department of Psychology, MSU Muslim Studies Program, MSU Department of Social Work, MSU Asian Studies Center, MSU Center for Gender in Global Context and MSU Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives.

The host Islamic Center for the conference is the Adams Center (All Dulles Area Muslim Society) in Sterling, Virginia, which is the third-largest mosque in America.  The hosting imam is Imam Mohamed Magid.

Supporting organizations include: American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP)Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), ACCESS Community Health and Research Center, Common Bond Institute, and ISSA (Islamic Social Service Association).

Additional International Muslim Mental Health Conferences in 2018

Malaysia:  July 3-6, 2018, University of Putra Malaysia, Theme: "Diversity in Mental Health: Addressing Different Populations & Backgrounds".  Keynote Speaker: Professor Malik Badri, additional speakers: Dr Jed Magen, Dr Farha Abbasi, Dr Halim Naeem, PM Siti Hassan, Prof Hatta Sharom, Ustaz Norazman.  On July 6th a tour is being arranged of Putrajaya and Kuala Lampur.  The conference recommended hotel is Le Meridien Putrajaya. For more details contact Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Aishah Hassan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dubai:  October 15-16, 2018, MSU-Dubai, Knowledge Village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Theme: "Global Mental Health"

Contact Us

For more information or if you have questions about the Conference, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Disclaimer: The Muslim Mental Health Conference is not affiliated with or sponsored by the US Institute of Peace.

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