16th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference

16th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference (2024)

16th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference (2024)

Presented by the Michigan State University Department of Psychiatry and co-hosted by the Stanford University School of Medicine's Muslim Mental Health & Islamic Psychology Lab. 

Conference Details:

Dates:               Friday, March 1st & Saturday, March 2nd, 2024
Location:          Stanford School of Medicine,
                          Palo Alto, California

                          Please note that the conference is a hybrid event, in-person on the campus of Stanford University and online via Zoom.

Registration Information:

In-person & Online Registration: SOLD OUT!

On-site Registration: SOLD OUT!

Theme: Tech-NO or Tech-YES? The Digital Divide Between Muslims and Their Mental Health

This year's conference theme is particularly relevant in our rapidly evolving digital age. We aim to explore the intersection of technology, mental health, and the Muslim community, addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by the digital world. Additional topics in regard to Muslim mental health and Islamic Psychology are also welcome.

This premier event will gather over 500 leading experts, mental health professionals, trainees, and community leaders from over 30 countries. Your participation and insights would not only enrich the discussions but also foster collaboration and innovation in addressing the critical issues at the heart of this year's theme.

Who should attend? 

Mental Health practitioners, religious leaders, faculty, graduate students, and community organizers and members.


Agenda:  Attendees can access the final agenda in the Whova Conference App

CMEs and CEUs (updated!)

11.25 CME/CEU available through Stanford Medicine.


In support of improving patient care, Stanford Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

    Credit Designation 
    American Medical Association (AMA) 

    Stanford Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate          with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    ASWB Approved Continuing Education Credit (ACE) - Social Work Credit
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Stanford Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)            Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority        on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this live activity receive 8.0 continuing education credits. 

    American Psychological Association (APA) 
   Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing       Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Exhibitors, Sponsorships, and Advertisement Opportunities

The conference offer exhibit tables for professional organizations and non-profit organizations, as well as sponsorship and advertising opportunities.  More information on costs and how to register for these opportunities can be found at: Conference Exhibits

Travel & Lodging

   Hotel Information:

     Additional hotel options coming soon.

   Local Airports:

   Ground Transportation:

Additional opportunities being offered (separate registration and fees apply)

Honoring our Legacy: A Gala Evening with Maristan

The gala will take place on Saturday, March 2 from 6:30 - 9:30 PM PST.  For more information and to purchase tickets for this event, please see:

Suicide Response Training Certification

Maristan will be providing a Suicide Response Training Certification, to support and empower Muslim Religious Leaders and Community Gatekeepers in addressing and responding to suicide within their communities. This initiative was researched and developed in the Bay at the Stanford Muslim Mental Health and Islamic Psychology Lab, and we now have the opportunity to invite our Bay Area religious and community leaders to attend this training. Thanks to our generous donors, Maristan is sponsoring $100/attendee reducing the cost of a seat to only $200!  For more information and to purchase tickets for this event, please see: