Submit Voice Awards Nominations
Join SAMHSA’s Voice Awards program in recognizing consumer/peer leaders and television and film professionals whose work and personal stories of resilience are educating the public about behavioral health.the contributions of consumer/peer leaders and television and film professionals by nominating them for a Voice Award.
If you know of a consumer/peer leader who has made outstanding contributions in all of the following areas, please nominate that person for a 2015 Voice Award.
- Personally demonstrated that recovery is real and possible
- Led efforts to reduce the prejudice and discrimination associated with behavioral health conditions
- Made a positive impact on communities, workplaces, or schools
Similarly, if you know of a television or film production that aired in a public setting after April 15, 2014, that contains a positive behavioral health storyline, please nominate it for a 2015 Voice Award.
The theme for the 2014 awards program is the behavioral health of young adults and their experiences in dealing with mental health and/or substance use disorders. Special consideration will be given to television and film productions that accurately and respectfully portray the behavioral health experiences of young adults and their journeys of recovery.
Nominations are open to anyone. There is no limit to the number of nominations an individual can submit, and self-nominations are welcome.
The Voice Awards program defines "consumer/peer leader" broadly as a person who has received or is receiving services for a mental and/or substance use disorder.