"Grey's Anatomy" Star Chandra Wilson To Host 10th Anniversary Ceremony
Nominations are now open for the 10th anniversary of SAMHSA's Voice Awards, which will be hosted on August 12, 2015, by "Grey's Anatomy" star Chandra Wilson.
The annual awards program recognizes consumer/peer leaders and entertainment industry professionals whose work and personal stories of resilience demonstrate that people with mental and/or substance use disorders can and do recover and lead meaningful lives.
Eligible consumer/peer leaders must have:
Personally demonstrated that recovery is real and possible
Led efforts to reduce the discrimination and misperceptions associated with behavioral health conditions
Made a positive impact on communities, workplaces, or schools.
Television and film productions must contain a dignified, respectful, and accurate portrayal of people with behavioral health conditions, and they must have aired in a public setting after April 15, 2014.