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about the conference

The Active Minds 2023 Mental Health Conference is the nation’s leading mental health conference for young adults. 



This highly anticipated conference will bring together 600 young adults from across the country to share ideas and advance knowledge about mental health education, advocacy, and awareness.

The conference will showcase the most innovative and effective approaches to supporting young adult well-being and changing the conversation about mental health on campuses, in schools, in the transition to the workplace, and within our communities.



Highlights of the conference include inspiring keynote presentations and breakout sessions led by esteemed mental health, higher education, and other experts. The 2023 speaker list will be announced soon.



  • Young Adult Leaders ages 18-25 and those who are committed to mental health awareness and suicide prevention.
  • Active Minds Chapter Members and Alumni from colleges and universities and high schools. 
  • Student Members of Partner Organizations including fraternity and sorority leaders, student athletes, service-minded students, student body presidents, and more.
  • Leading Experts and Industry Leaders with tangible opportunities available for young adult advocates to learn, grow, and mobilize for mental health.
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Early Bird Registration: Early bird registration is available until May 15 at 5:30 PM ET. The price is $110 for students and $175 for general. 

Regular Registration: The regular online registration rate is in effect from May 16 through June 30 at 5:30 PM ET. The registration fee is $150 for students and $215 for general. After June 30, online registration is closed.

On-site Registration: In past years, the event has sold out. However, if tickets are still available, the on-site registration fee is $225 for all guests. We cannot guarantee on-site registration and encourage guests to register in advance.

The registration fee covers the cost to attend two days of the Active Minds 2023 Mental Health Conference, conference materials, and four meals. Please make hotel and travel arrangements separately. Scholarships will be available through an application process. We encourage you to check back soon for details.


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Current information about COVID-related policies for the conference can be found here.


Your company or organization may receive an invitation to become a sponsor at the Active Minds 2023 Mental Health Conference. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at to discuss partnership and sponsorship opportunities. We’re happy to work with you!

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hotel and travel information

hotel and travel information

Capital Hilton Hotel

1001 16th Street NW Washington, DC 20036, US

Join us at the Capital Hilton where we’ll gather for all conference sessions. Combining style, historical character, and an enviable location, the Capital Hilton is located just blocks from the capital’s best attractions including The White House, the National Mall, and a multitude of museums. With comfortable rooms and suites and a great restaurant, the hotel offers all you need for an unforgettable trip to DC.

Book your room at the Capital Hilton to receive our special conference rate, only available until our conference block is booked.

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how to get to the Capital Hilton

Capital Hilton is located two blocks north of the White House on 16th Street and K Street, in Northwest Washington, DC. The hotel is easily accessible to three different Metro Stations: Farragut North (Red Line), Farragut West (Blue and Orange Lines), and McPherson Square (Blue and Orange Lines).



The hotel offers valet parking only for $59 per day. However, there are self-park garages nearby, which are not operated by the hotel.


nearby airports

  • Reagan National Airport
  • Washington Dulles International Airport
  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

View map and directions from local airports


What to expect

Learn more about what’s in store at the 2023 Conference!

Friday, July 7, 2023

  • 8:00 AM: Breakfast and Registration
  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Opening Keynote
  • 11:00 AM: Growth Sessions: Be the Change on Your Campus
  • 12:15 PM: Lunch
  • 1:30 PM: Growth Sessions: Be the Change in Your Community
  • 2:30 PM: Visit the Exhibitors
  • 3:00 PM: Growth Sessions: Be the Change Through Advocacy
  • 4:30 PM: Social Hour 

Saturday, July 8, 2023

  • 8:00 AM: Breakfast and Opening Remarks
  • 9:00 AM: Opening Keynote
  • 10:45 AM: Growth Sessions: Be the Change Through Skill-Building
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch and Presentation of Awards
  • 1:00 PM: Innovation Expo
  • 2:30 PM: Growth Sessions: Be the Change Through Learning
  • 4:00 PM: Featured Keynote
  • 5:00 PM: Closing Remarks  

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