The National Council for Mental Wellbeing invites you to learn alongside 5,000+ health care professionals at NatCon24, the largest conference in mental health and substance use treatment, from April 15-17, at the America's Center Convention Complex in St. Louis, Missouri.
Your NatCon24 registration allows you to:
Connect with 5,000+ peers from across the country, share experiences and leave with proven strategies for increasing your community impact.
Hear from 500+ speakers representing all facets of health care – from policy influencers and medical directors to social workers, researchers, CEOs and clinicians.
Choose from hundreds of solutions-driven sessions on topics like crisis response, rural health care, workforce and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Engage 200+ exhibitors and sponsors offering tools and technologies to help you get more out of your mental health and substance use treatment services.
Earn national and state-specific continuing education and continuing medical education credits by taking advantage of our diverse learning agenda.
Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; boxed lunch on Monday and Tuesday; and coffee breaks throughout the Conference.
Mental Health First Aid Summit
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) National Trainers, Instructors and Coordinators are invited to join us on Sunday, April 14, the day before NatCon24, from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. CT. This free event includes a robust agenda and networking that will help you maximize your impact as an Instructor. Find more information on the Mental Health First Aid Summit page.
Sign up to attend through the NatCon24 registration form. Select only the Instructor Summit or register for NatCon24 as well!
*The Mental Health First Aid Summit is ONLY for certified Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) National Trainers, Instructors and Coordinators.
Want to start your NatCon24 learning journey early? Sign up for one of our preconference events occurring on Sunday, April 14, at America’s Center Convention Complex. Learn alongside health care colleagues, hear from subject matter experts, discover how to strengthen your skill sets and more! You can sign up for our events when you register for NatCon24. Questions? Contact us!
Group Registration Discount
Take advantage of the group discount*. By purchasing two registrations at full price, you will get $50 off the full Conference rate for each member of your group you register thereafter. Please contact us if you need assistance.
*Only one discount can be applied per attendee.
Young Leaders Program
The 2024 Young Leaders program is the perfect opportunity for exceptional young leaders who are members with less than 10 years of experience looking to network, navigate mental health and substance use treatment and advance in their career. Designed to bring together young leaders from across the country at NatCon24, the program offers the unprecedented experience to learn from one another, connect with some of the biggest names in health care and leverage specialized learning opportunities.
Features of the Young Leaders program include, but are not limited to:
Discounted registration of $775 for members.
Access to all Conference events and assistance navigating the event.
Meet and greets with peers, speakers and thought leaders.
Networking lunches throughout the Conference.
The scholarship applications have closed for NatCon24 and our winners will be notified by January 29. We will be offering scholarships again for NatCon25 with applications going live in late Fall 2024. Visit the Scholarship page to learn more.
Paid registrants unable to attend the meeting may send an alternate. Substitution requests must be received in writing and sent to NatCon@Showcare.com. An administrative fee of $50 will be charged for each substitution. Substitutions can be made at any time. The participant or organization will be responsible for the fee. Unclaimed registration fees cannot be transferred to a future NatCon.
All requests for registration refunds due to cancellation must be received in writing. Cancellations must be emailed to Conference@TheNationalCouncil.org. An administrative fee of $100 will be deducted from all refunds of cancellation requests received prior to March 11, 2024. Registrants who do not cancel prior to March 11, 2024, and do not attend the conference, will be responsible for the full registration fee. Unclaimed registration fees cannot be transferred to a future NatCon.
Health and Safety
We are committed to the health and safety of NatCon24 attendees. We are working with our partners in St. Louis and will follow all federal, state, local, and CDC health and safety guidelines in place at the time of the conference.
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