12th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

By MSU Department of Psychiatry
August 23, 2019

Conference Theme: : The Intersection of Spirituality and Mental Health Practice

March 27-29, 2020 (Friday - Sunday) 

American Islamic College, Chicago Illinois

This unique conference brings together scholars, faith leaders, healthcare providers and researchers to
examine topics related to mental health across the Muslim community. It will include keynote speakers, scholarly research presentations and panel discussions.  Note that there will be parallel tracks, one for Islamic Psychology and one for General Muslim Mental Health.
Click here for conference flyer.
Click here for the program agenda.
Click here for Speakers' Bios.

Daily Events

-Friday all day, Saturday all day, & Sunday morning: General sessions, poster presentations, panels & keynote speakers

-Sunday, 2 pm:  tour of Khalil Center National Headquarters in Lombard, IL.

Keynote Speaker

The keynote speaker is Prof. Recep ŞENTÜRKPresident of Ibn Khaldun University (IHU) in Istanbul, Turkey, and noted sociologist, traditionally trained scholar, and Founder and Director of the Istanbul Foundation for Education and Research (ISAR), a charitable endowment (waqf) that seeks to breathe new life into the curriculum of the traditional Ottoman madrasa by reviving its teaching, integrating it with the modern social sciences, and placing it within its traditional context of Sufism. 


Professionals: Whole conference $250; Daily rates $125
Students: Whole conference $150; Daily rates $75 (Valid student ID required at check-in.)
Sunday only rate: $30

Registration link is here.

The fee includes continental breakfast, tea/coffee all three days and buffet lunch on the Friday and Saturday.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made 7 days or more in advance of the event date will be charged a $10/person cancellation fee. Cancellations made within 3 - 6 days will incur a 20% fee. Cancellations made within 48 hours to the event will incur a 30% fee.



Exhibitors, Sponsorships, Advertisement Opportunities:    

Click here for additional details on Exhibit tables and Sponsorships and to place an advertisement in the program booklet.  Click here for Advertising Agreement.


Michigan State University Department of PsychiatryKhalil Center, Institute for Muslim Mental Health, International Association for Islamic Psychology and American Islamic College

Contact Us

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