Chef Robert Irvine To Host SAMHSA's 2017 Voice Awards Honoring Military and Veteran Communities—Register Now!
Chef Robert Irvine will host SAMHSA's 2017 Voice Awards—a program that recognizes people in recovery and their family members who are community champions seeking to improve the lives of people with mental illness and addiction. The Voice Awards also recognizes television and film productions that educate the public about behavioral health and show that recovery is real and possible.
This year, the Voice Awards will spotlight individuals and productions that provide hope and support to past and present service members who have faced mental health and addiction challenges.
Due to high demand, please reserve your seat (in person or online) no later than Friday, August 4. Note that the partner-sponsored pre-event begins at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time and the Voice Awards event begins at 7:30 p.m. Pacific Time.
About Chef Robert Irvine With more than 27 years in the culinary field, Chef Irvine has cooked his way throughout the world in restaurants and hotels, and on the high seas. As the host of Restaurant: Impossible, he saved struggling restaurants across America by assessing a restaurant's weak spots and helping owners and managers overhaul them. Chef Irvine is committed to supporting military personnel and their families through the Robert Irvine Foundation. He received special recognition for his commitment to the U.S. military when he was designated Honorary Chief Petty Officer by the U.S. Navy; in 2015, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society bestowed upon him the Bob Hope Award for Excellence in Entertainment and Support of Our Service Members.
About the Voice Awards For the past 12 years, SAMHSA's Voice Awards program has helped improve the nation's views and knowledge about mental illnesses and addictions. It does this by recognizing exemplary television and film productions that raise public awareness, as well as consumer/peer leaders whose work and personal stories of resilience demonstrate that recovery from mental illnesses and addictions is not only possible, but is taking place every day.