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Champions of Mental Health 2023

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Each year the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) recognizes 7 Canadians whose work has helped to advance the mental health agenda across the country.

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We are proud to announce our 2023 Champions of Mental Health!

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Every year, nominations are accepted in the following categories:

  1. Sharon Johnston Champion of Mental Health Award for Youth - Any Canadian 21 years of age or younger who has shown leadership in their community in promoting mental health and/or substance use awareness, or any organization dedicated to providing services for youth. 
     

  2. Media- Any media personality or outlet who has contributed to public awareness of mental health, mental illness, and/or substance use health. 
     

  3. Workplace Mental Health - Any employer or employee who has contributed to creating a mentally healthy workplace for staff.
     

  4. Community Organization - Any organization that has provided great public service to community members experiencing mental illness and/or substance use.  
     

  5. Community Individual - Any person, who through personal commitment has increased awareness about mental illness and/or substance use services, or reduced stigma in their community. 
     

  6. Parliamentarian - Any provincial, territorial, or federal Parliamentarian who has advanced the mental health and/or substance use health agenda in Canada. 
     

  7. Innovation - Researcher or Clinician - An innovative person or organization who, through their work, has advanced the mental health and/or substance use health agenda. 

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