The 2017 SAMHSA Voice Awards is putting the spotlight on individuals and entertainment productions that provide hope and support to those past and present service members who have faced mental health and addiction challenges.
Nominations within the following categories are due April 24, 2017.
Television and Film Productions
Eligible productions* should emphasize the positive journey of recovery from these conditions and must have aired in a public setting after April 15, 2016.
Special consideration will be given to television and film productions that portray personal stories of resilience and strength of America's service members, veterans, and their families.
*Only productions that have been distributed in the United States are eligible.
Personally demonstrated that recovery is real and possible
Led efforts to reduce the negative public attitudes and misperceptions associated with mental illnesses and addictions
Made a positive impact on communities, workplaces, or schools
Promoted meaningful family involvement as an essential part of recovery
Special consideration will be given to consumer/peer/family leaders who are working to ensure that America's military and veteran communities have access to the mental health and substance use treatment and services they deserve.
†Only individuals who live and work in the United States are eligible.