10th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

By MSU Department of Psychiatry
July 27, 2017

March 15-17, 2018 Washington, DC United States Institute of Peace

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.

2018 Muslim Mental Health Conference Flyer


On-line registration will begin August 1, 2017.

Conference Venue

The United States Institute of Peace will be the conference venue for the 2018 conference.  Click here to view the site.

A Disaster Response and Mental Health First Responder training for faith & community leaders will be a part of the conference.  More details to come.

Conference Hotel

A block of rooms called Muslim Mental Health Room Block has been reserved at the Courtyard Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom.  You may call 1.800.228.9290 and reference the block to make your reservations at the group rate.  You may also book directly online by clicking the link below:

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


Call for Proposals

Click here to download the Call for Proposals information and instructions.

Click here to complete the Call for Proposals Cover Sheet.

Exhibitors, Sponsorships, Advertisement Opportunities

Click here for details on Exhibits and Sponsorships.  


The conference is applying for 12 Social Work CEU's.  Be sure to stop by the CEU table to fill out the proper forms to get credits.


The Muslim Mental Health Conference is presented in partnership with the Institute of Muslim Mental Health; and generously 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 Asian Studies Center, MSU Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Affairs, MSU Department of Social Work, MSU Muslim Studies Program, College of Social Science and UMMA Community Clinic.

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

Dubai:  October 15-16, 2018, MSU-Dubai, Knowledge Village, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Theme: "Mental Health in the Muslim World"

Contact Us

For more information or if you have questions about the Conference, please email msummhconference@gmail.com