11th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

By MSU Department of Psychiatry
January 24, 2019

April 4-6, 2019
Tempe, AZ
DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix - Tempe

THEME: Putting In The Work:
Service and Advocacy for Mental Health in Muslim Communities

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.

Daily Highlights:

Thursday, April 4: 

  • Poster and Oral presentation by leading experts
  • Faith & Community Leader Mental Health First Responder training (including Disaster Response Training).  More details on this training can be found here.

Friday, April 5:

  • Poster and Oral presentation by leading experts
  • 20th Anniversary Celebration Dinner for ISSA (Islamic Social Services Association)

Saturday, April 6: 

  • Poster and Oral presentation by leading experts
  • Islamic Community Center of Tempe tour (optional)

Sunday, April 7: 

  • Sedona Sightseeing tour (optional)

2019 Muslim Mental Health Conference Save the Date Flyer


Fees for the conference are: $250-Professionals; $100-Students

$50-Faith & Community Leader Training (Thursday only)

For on-line registration follow this link.

ISSA 20th Anniversary Gala: Friday, April 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm.  Tickets are $50-75; or $500 for a table of 10.  If you are not attending the conference, registration for the banquet is by separate Eventbrite link.

Conference Venue

The DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix - Tempe will be the conference venue for the 2019 conference.  Click here to view the site.  All reservations need to be made by Wednesday, March 14th to guarantee the group rate and availability.  Click here for a complimentary booking link for guests to make their reservations.

Or they can call the hotel directly at 800-528-6481 and reference group code MMH.  Rates are from $139-159 for up to 4 persons in a room. 


The program booklet will be available after February 1, 2019.

Exhibitors, Sponsorships, Advertisement Opportunities

We invite your sponsorship of the conference.  Here are the sponsorship levels:

PLATINUM Sponsor - $10,000

GOLD Sponsor - $5,000

SILVER Sponsor - $1000

BRONZE Sponsor - $500

Click here for additional details on Exhibits and Sponsorships.  


We are applying for 8-12 CEUs.  Details will be updated as discovered.


The Muslim Mental Health Conference is presented in partnership with the Institute of Muslim Mental Health and Islamic Social Service Association (ISSA); with support from MSU Department of Psychiatry, and co-sponsored by MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, MSU College of Human Medicine, MSU Office of the Vice President of Research & Graduate Studies, MSU Provost Office, MSU African Studies Center, MSU Department of Psychology, MSU Muslim Studies Program, MSU Department of Social Work, MSU Asian Studies Center and MSU Office for Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives.

The host Islamic Center for the conference is the Islamic Community Center of Tempe, 131 E 6th St, Tempe, AZ 85281, http://tempemosque.com/

Additional International Muslim Mental Health Conferences

United Kingdom:  2019 Joint Cambridge Biennial conference on Mental Health & Global Muslim Mental Health Conference 5-8th (Thurs-Sunday) September 2019.  5-6th Cambridge Biennial conference on Mental Health and 7-8th Cambridge-Michigan (MSU) Global Muslim Mental Health Conference.  Clare College, University of Cambridge conference centre.  Details to be announced.

Contact Us

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