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Active Minds National Conference 2022

Turn it Up: Amplifying Mental Health in Our Culture

The nation’s premier conference focused on young adults and mental health

February 11 – 12, 2021


daily conference agenda

Day 1: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2022

8:00 AM  |  Breakfast and Registration 

9:00 AM  |  Welcome Address 

9:30 AM  |  Opening Keynote Speech 

11:00 AM  |  Breakout Sessions  

12:15 PM  |  Lunch and Announcement of Award Winners

1:30 PM  |  Breakout Sessions 

2:30 PM  |  Visit the Exhibitors

3:00 PM  |  Breakout Sessions

4:30 PM  |  Social Hour

5:30 PM  |  End of Day 1 




8:00 AM  |  Breakfast

9:00 AM  |  Opening Remarks and Keynote Speech

10:45 AM  |  Breakout Sessions 

12:00 PM  |  Lunch and Presentation of Awards 

1:00 PM  |  Innovation Expo and Networking

2:30 PM  |  Breakout Sessions

4:00 PM  Featured Keynote 

5:00 PM  |  Closing Remarks and End of Conference

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about the conference

The Active Minds National Conference is the nation’s premier conference focused on young adults and mental health. This three-day conference will look closely at how the mental health conversation has changed through the events of 2020, how the issue has come to the forefront of the national dialogue, and how the post-2020 era can bring a better mental health culture, for good.

Annual showcase

Presented since 2004, this highly anticipated annual event brings together hundreds of young adults and mental health leaders; campus and school professionals; government, foundation, and corporate representatives from across the country to share ideas and advance knowledge about mental health education, advocacy, and awareness.

The conference annually showcases the most innovative and effective approaches to supporting young adult well-being and changing the conversation about mental health on campuses, in workplaces, and within our communities.

Exceptional speakers

Highlights of the Active Minds National Conference includes inspiring keynote presentations and breakout sessions led by esteemed mental health, higher education, and other experts.

Who attends

  • Campus professionals including deans, vice presidents, faculty, and staff in Student Affairs, Student Life, Student Health, Counseling, Psychology, Public Health, and more
  • School administrators including principals, superintendents, guidance counselors, and social work
  • Government, foundation, and corporate representatives invested in the health and well-being of students and communities
  • Young adults and Active Minds chapter members and alumni, student body presidents, fraternity and sorority leaders, and all others who are committed to mental health awareness and suicide prevention
  • Mental health leaders including representatives of mental health organizations as well as practitioners