We are happy to offer, along with the Howard University School of Social Work, 6 Free CEU for attending this conference. You will need to complete the regular conference registration (Just click the button on our site), but there will be no additional fee for CEU.

The main scholarship application is now closed. Thank you for your interest. We have a few partial scholarships remaining for faith-based leaders. Click HERE to apply

The 2018 International Conference on Stigma has been moved to Cramton Auditorium (also on campus) due to construction in the Blackburn Center. Cramton Auditorium is located at 2455 6th Street, NW, Washington, DC. Some of you may recall our very first event was held there in 2010!

Written Off: Mental Health Stigma and the Loss of Human Potential by Philip T. Yanos, Ph.D

Wednesday August 1. Click  HERE for information!

We are collecting stories or experiences from the 2017 conference to share on our blog. Email to

Thank you to all those who attended, spoke, exhibited and shared at the International Conference on Stigma. Together we made this an outstanding event! Our webcast can be viewed here on our page if you missed any of it.

Howard University Students will be admitted free. Others may also feel free to contact us for financial assistance ( Unfortunately we will NOT be able to offer CME or official Certificates of attendance this year so please do not pay for these in the registration. You may however get a free certificate of attendance from the conference on the day of the event.

We are happy to announce you can now sign up to volunteer at the 2017 International conference on Stigma!

Please CLICK HERE now!

If you volunteer 4 hours or more your admission is free. Please email after you sign up if you want your registration fee waived.

The conference is now approved for 5.5 CEU for social workers! This is $25 and payable ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT.

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