Nominate an amazing individual or organization making a difference in the world of mental health services and stigma reduction:

Nomination Forms:

 

Nominations must be submitted by July 31, 2020. 

 

2020 Award Descriptions

Individual Awards

Leader

Awarded to any person who has shown leadership in their efforts to raise awareness for mental health, and/or reduce the stigma around mental health in their community. This person has worked to drive awareness and build partnerships, create space for conversations on the stigmas surrounding mental health and has been an advocate for change. When nominating, please link or attach any work that has been done to directly impact the community. This award is for people who are at least 25 years of age by September 29, 2020.

Young Leader

Awarded to any person who has shown leadership in their efforts to raise awareness for mental health, and/or reduce the stigma around mental health in their community. This person has worked to drive awareness and build partnerships, create space for conversations on the stigmas surrounding mental health and has been an advocate for change. When nominating, please link or attach any work that has been done to directly impact the community.  This award is for people who are between the ages of 13 and 24 years of age by September 29, 2020.

Media

Awarded to any person in any form of media (i.e., television, radio, print, and social platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, blogs, etc.) who has contributed to raising awareness for mental health, and/or reducing the stigma around mental health in their community. This person has used their platform to hold a conversation about mental health and is dedicated to increasing public awareness of resources available from the mental health community. This individual highlights how others can offer support and become involved while also raising awareness of initiatives and causes in Edmonton. When nominating, please link or attach any direct work that has been done to directly impact the community. 

Researcher/Clinician

A researcher or clinician who has or is raising awareness for mental health in their community through their research or position as a clinician (e.g., psychologist, psychiatrist, social worker, etc.). Through their work, this person has used their platform to expand the understanding and conversation around mental health. This person has contributed to increasing public awareness of resources available from the mental health community and how others can support and become involved while simultaneously raising awareness of initiatives and causes in the Edmonton area. When nominating, please address any research, clinical practice and other work that has been done to directly impact the community. 

Elected Official

A city councillor, member of the legislative assembly, or member of parliament who has contributed to raising awareness for and/or reducing the stigma around mental health in their community. This person has used their platform to maintain a mental health conversation through their work and their position in office. Contributing to increasing public awareness of resources available to the mental health community, this person has also raised awareness and engagement with initiatives and causes requiring further community support. When nominating, please address any policies, initiatives, projects, and/or any other work that has been done to directly impact the community. 

 

Group/Organization Awards

Community Organization

A representative of a community group, charity or non-profit organization who has contributed to raising awareness for mental health and/or reducing the stigma around mental health in their community. This group furthers the conversation on diminishing the stigmas of mental health through initiatives and projects that have brought the conversation to a broader audience. When nominating, please address any specific initiatives, events and/or other work that has been done to directly impact the community.

Workplace Mental Health

An employer who has contributed to creating and sustaining a mentally healthy workplace for staff while also furthering the conversation surrounding the stigmas of mental health in the workplace. This workplace makes the mental health of their teams a priority and sets the standard for what support looks like for each worker under any circumstance. If applicable, please include organizational policies and practices that have promoted a positive and supportive workplace culture while opening conversations about mental health for its workers.

Workplace Mental Health: Technology Sector

An employer in the technology sector who has contributed to creating and maintaining a mentally healthy environment for staff, while also furthering the conversation surrounding the stigmas of mental health in the workplace. This technology sector workplace makes the mental health of their teams a priority and sets the standard for what support looks like for each worker under any circumstance. If applicable, please include organizational policies and practices that have promoted a positive workplace culture that has opened conversations about mental health for its workers.

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