Nominate Consumer/Peer Leaders

If you know a consumer/peer leader who uses their stories of resilience to educate others about behavioral health, submit a nomination for a Voice Award.

Nominate a consumer/peer leader for a 2014 Voice Award who has made outstanding contributions in all of the following areas:

  • 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

The Voice Awards program defines "consumer/peer leader" broadly as a person who has received or is receiving services for a mental health and/or substance use disorder.

Nominations are Due by Friday, April 25, 2014

To submit a nomination, download and complete the consumer/peer leader nomination form (PDF | 303 KB, DOC | 370 KB), and mail it to the following address:

Attn: Voice Awards
2121 K Street, NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20037
202-331-9420 (Fax)

Nominations are open to anyone. There is no limit to the number an individual can submit. Self-nominations are welcome.

Last Updated: 04/22/2014

Event Info

SAMHSA's 2014 Voice Awards event is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 13, at Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA.

2013 Voice Awards Event

SAMHSA's 2013 Voice Awards event took place on September 25 at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, CA.