Register now for the Third Global Mental Health Advocacy Forum

The third annual Global Mental Health Advocacy Forum, organised by the Global Mental Health Action Network, will take place ONLINE across THREE TIME ZONES over two days between July 17th and 19th, 2024. This interactive event will feature insightful discussions, unique learning opportunities, and exciting networking sessions.



  • Dates: July 17th – 19th, 2024
  • Time Zones
    • British Summer Time, 9:00 AM to 13.30, 17-18 July
    • Pacific Daylight Time, 9:00 AM to 13.30, 17-18 July
    • Indochina/Bangkok Time, 9:00 AM to 13.30, 18-19 July

The Global Mental Health Advocacy Forum aims to showcase the remarkable efforts of members of the Action Network and provides a platform to strengthen the collective impact of mental health advocacy. It is the largest gathering of its kind in the world, bringing together activists, grassroots organisations, practitioners, researchers, UN agencies and donors.

What to expect:

  • An inclusive global mental health event.
  • Hear from peers and experts worldwide
  • Learn about the ground-breaking work led by the Action Network’s Working Groups.
  • Gain insights into national and regional advocacy initiatives and find out about collaboration opportunities
  • Network with mental health advocates from 150+ countries in real-time in our speed networking lobby.
  • Access the latest research and developments from international organisations.
  • Hear insights from over 20 mental health changemakers from around the world, as well as insights from thought leaders including Devora Kestel (WHO), Shekhar Saxena (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health), Graham Thornicroft (King’s College London), the “Wounded Healer” Ahmed Hankir, and many more.

As the Secretariat for the Global Mental Health Action Network, United for Global Mental Health are proud to be part of this movement of national and global advocates calling for a world where everyone, everywhere has access to the mental health support they need.