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The National Council for Mental Wellbeing invites you to join thousands of professionals representing the very best of our field as they convene at NatCon22, the largest conference in mental health and substance use treatment, from April 11-13, 2022, to be held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

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Your NatCon22 registration allows you to: 

  • Engage in unparalleled networking opportunities connecting with peers and luminaries, including Monday evening’s Opening Reception.

  • Capture insights from the top thought leaders and experts on mental health and substance use treatment. 

  • Explore 200+ organizations offering the products, services and solutions you need to tackle today’s challenges in our Solutions Pavilion (Exhibit Hall). 

  • Earn continuing education (CE) and continuing medical education (CME) credits. Fulfill your licensing requirements while investing in yourself and your staff!

  • Join 200+ original, informative and engaging Conference sessions and workshops.

  • Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; boxed lunch on Monday and Tuesday; and coffee breaks throughout the conference.

Registration Fees


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 Young Leaders NatCon22 cohort has reached capacity, as well as the waitlist. We will not be accepting new Young Leaders applications at this time. If you have submitted for the waitlist, we will reach out if a spot becomes available to you, but we cannot guarantee acceptance to the program if you have chosen to enter an application to the waitlist.


NatCon22 Scholarship Opportunity

The scholarship application has closed for NatCon22 and our winners have been notified. We will be offering scholarships again for NatCon23. Please be sure to subscribe to the National Council emails to recieve notice when the NatCon23 scholarship application is live in late Fall 2022. 


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Registration Cancellation 

Requests for registration refunds due to cancellation must be received in writing and emailed to A service fee of $100 will be deducted from all refunds of cancellation requests received prior to Monday, March 7, 2022. Registrants who do not cancel prior to Monday, March 7, 2022, and do not attend will be responsible for the full registration fee. Unclaimed registration fees cannot be transferred to a future NatCon. 


Registration Substitution 

Paid registrants unable to attend the meeting may send an alternate. Substitution requests must be received in writing. A completed Substitution Form can be emailed to Showcare at A service fee of $50 will be charged for each substitution. Substitutions can be made at any time. Participant or organization will be responsible for the fee. Unclaimed registration fees cannot be transferred to a future NatCon.