World Congress on the Promotion of Mental Health and the Prevention of Mental and Behavioural Disorders

“Global Knowledge for Local Change”
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
September 9 – 11, 2015

Submit by: March 20, 2015
Submit your proposal here.

Join your colleagues from all over the world to promote local change through global knowledge exchange!

Proposals should relate to one of the six key theme areas, and can represent work in policy, practice, or research!

The six theme areas include:

  • Integrated Health
  • Positive Psychology
  • School Mental Health
  • Social and Technological Innovation
  • Underserved Populations
  • Well-being

Abstracts should be 450 words or less and include whether the presentation will be a:

Paper (i.e., 1 paper, 20 minutes)
Symposium (i.e., 2 – 3 papers, 90 minutes)
Workshop (i.e., 1 paper, 90 minutes)
Information on the conference can be found on the Congress website.

To register, click here.

Questions about the conference can be directed to

We look forward to your involvement in the 9th World Congress!

Best wishes,

Conference co-chairs:

Michael Murray, Clifford Beers Foundation, London, United Kingdom
Mark Weist, University of South Carolina (USC), United States

Conference coordinators:

Abby Bode, USC
Heather McDaniel, USC