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

Capital Hilton Hotel | Washington, DC | February 11-12, 2022

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call for proposals

We are looking to serve a broad audience of people with compelling, thought-provoking information and conversation opportunities.

The conference will host a diverse audience of up to 600 people who are passionate about changing the culture around mental health by mobilizing the next generation, including higher ed and K-12 professionals, college and high school students, corporate and nonprofit partners, HR professionals, and more.

To be considered, please complete the following application in full no later than Monday, August 16th.

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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. 

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.
  • Government, foundation, and corporate representatives invested in the health and well-being of students and communities.
  • Mental health leaders including representatives of mental health organizations as well as practitioners.
  • School administrators including principals, superintendents, guidance counselors, and social workers.
  • Young adult leaders ages 14-24+ including Active Minds chapter members and alumni, fraternity and sorority leaders, student body presidents, and all others who are committed to mental health awareness and suicide prevention.