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Media Advisory: Media Encouraged to Attend APA Annual Meeting in New York City

  • February 07, 2024


The American Psychiatric Association’s 2024 Annual Meeting features nationally recognized experts in psychiatry and mental health policy, research, and clinical practice. The meeting’s theme is Confronting Addiction from Prevention to Recovery and it will feature more than 500 educational sessions and specialized tracks, including addiction psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and more.

Media who attend the meeting will have first access to APA’s yearly Healthy Minds poll and an embargoed study from the American Journal of Psychiatry. They will also have access to in-person on-the-record talks with APA leadership, policymakers, and other experts in mental health; a new research briefing; and more. Among the top speakers are APA President Petros Levounis, M.D., M.A., APA CEO and Medical Director Saul Levin, M.D., M.P.A., APA President-Elect Ramaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., Emmy Award-winning CNN News Anchor Anderson Cooper and New York Times best-selling author Bryan Stevenson.

Full, searchable listing of sessions.

Key highlights of the meeting.


Saturday, May 4, to Wednesday, May 8.


Javits Center, New York, N.Y.

To Register

Credentialed media can register through online advanced registration for journalists. The Press Room in the Javits Center will be open Saturday through Tuesday, May 4-7, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., ET, and Wednesday, May 8, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., ET.

Registration is also available on-site in the press room but to ensure expedited access, we encourage all journalists to register in advance.

More Information

See the APA Annual Meeting site. Contact APA at [email protected] or 202-459-9732. Join the conversation at #APAAM24.

American Psychiatric Association

The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the oldest medical association in the country. The APA is also the largest psychiatric association in the world with more than 38,000 physician members specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and research of mental illnesses. APA’s vision is to ensure access to quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. For more information, please visit


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