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31st Annual U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress 2018

Orange County Convention Center * | Orlando, USA
From 500 to 1150 USD
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Title: 31st Annual U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress 2018
Specialty: Psychiatry
Dates: From Oct, 25, 2018 to Oct, 28, 2018
Location: Orlando, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 500 to 1150 USD
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Orange County Convention Center *

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Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Midland, Texas

Charles Raison, MD

Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families; Professor, School of Human Ecology, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

To view faculty bios, please CLICK HERE.


This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychiatric nurses, and other healthcare professionals who seek to improve the care of patients with mental health disorders.


After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

Identify the etiology, pathophysiology and neural pathways of various psychiatric disorders and their effects on patients;

Implement evidence-based models on the use of psychotherapeutic and pharmacotherapeutic interventions to develop treatment plans, predict treatment response, optimize remission and prevent relapse;

Employ strategies to identify and remove barriers to treatment to improve patient outcomes in the acute and long-term management of psychiatric disorders; and

Assess psychiatric disorders, as well as patients’ overall health, including comorbidities, with the goal of improving diagnosis and treatment.


In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) 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.


NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This continuing nursing education activity awards 27.25 contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255, for 27.25 contact hours.

This continuing nursing educational activity awards up to 18.75 pharmacology hours. Sessions that award pharmacology hours will be outlined in the conference syllabus.


North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NACCME maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Empowering clinicians to advance their psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and wellness knowledge.

Psych Congress serves as a unique, integrated forum to connect members of the entire mental health team — psychiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, primary care physicians, and other mental health professionals — with the foremost experts in mental health to improve patient outcomes through education. No other mental health conference offers this level of practical education combined with state-of-the-art treatment approaches and emerging research findings.


Agronin, Marc E.

Vice President, Behavioral Health and Clinical Research

Miami Jewish Health

Cooper City, Florida

Carbray, Julie A. photoCarbray, Julie A.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Nursing University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago 

LA GRANGE, Illinois

Carhart-Harris, Robin  photoCarhart-Harris, Robin

Head of Psychedelic Research, Centre for Neuropsychopharmacology, Division of Brain Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London

Chokka, Pratap Rao. photoChokka, Pratap Rao.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

University of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta

Citrome, Leslie  photoCitrome, Leslie

Clinical Professor

New York Medical College

Suffern, New York

Coffey, C. Edward  photoCoffey, C. Edward

Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and of Neurology

Baylor College of Medicine

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

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Late Registration From: 2018-05-19 To: 0--
On site Registration
Non Physicians

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
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Proof of professional / educational status:
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Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


The 31st Annual Psych Congress will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The Convention Center District is in the heart of the area’s tourism district and surrounded by world-class dining, shopping, and entertainment. When it comes to dining and entertaining, Orlando makes a lasting impression. Visitors will find a diverse selection of restaurants and an endless array of exciting after-hour entertainment across the Convention Center District to please every taste. It’s one of the few destinations in the country offering multiple retail, dining, and entertainment complexes within minutes of the convention center—all offering a unique experience.

Orange County Convention Center

West Concourse

9800 International Drive

Orlando, FL 32819


We want to ensure that your visit to Orlando is a safe, convenient and memorable one. Staying at one of our host hotels provides a hassle-free booking experience and puts you at the heart of the activity surrounding the conference.

Psych Congress encourages attendees to book within our room block in order to:

Save Money - To make the best use of your registration dollars, we have negotiated special reduced rates ranging from $199 to $269 when you book before the cutoff date, October 1, 2018.

Gain Additional Networking Opportunities - By staying at one of the conference hotels, you enhance your opportunities to meet with colleagues and share experiences and ideas. Plus, when you book within the block, you gain access to important announcements at check-in and any room drops arranged by exhibitors.

Support Future Conferences - When you book within the block, you keep conference costs as low as possible, and enable us to provide some of the important conference features attendees have come to enjoy. You are not only supporting Psych Congress 2018 - you are reinforcing our reputation and locking in special rates for future conferences, enhancing the overall attendee experience.

Remember, the deadline to reserve a room at the discounted rates is Monday, October 1, 2018. A limited number of rooms will be available. To secure your reservation at one of the 3 host hotels, please use the information table below. If you make your reservation over the phone, make sure to reference Psych Congress to book within our block and make the most of your hotel experience.

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Psych Congress, the largest independent conference for mental health clinicians, focuses on the practical application of advances in healthcare, enabling attendees to positively impact patient and community health. Attendees use this meeting to improve their patient care and practice setting in part by exploring the Exhibit Hall and promotional opportunities to research products and services that may assist them.



Location: Orlando, Florida

Pre-Conference: October 24, 2018 (Wednesday)

Conference Dates: October 25–28, 2018 (Thursday–Sunday)

Exhibit Hall Dates: October 25–27, 2018 (Thursday–Saturday)

Product Theaters: October 24-28, 2018 (Wednesday–Sunday)

Venue: Orange County Convention Center


Advertising and sponsorship opportunities will prominently display your company’s message to draw interest among your intended audience and ensure that you receive high-quality attention. Promotional offerings include:



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Organising Agency

Jennifer Griffith

Associate Vice President, National Accounts


Samantha Manochio

Associate Manager, National Accounts


Fax: 609.371.2733

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