Meet the 2022
Champions of Mental Health

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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.

 

Every year, nominations are accepted in the following categories:

  1. The Sharon Johnston Champion of Mental Health Award for Youth – Any Canadian 21 and younger who has shown leadership in his or her community in promoting mental health and/or mental illness 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
    or mental illness 

     

  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
     

  5. Community Individual – Any person, who through personal commitment, has increased awareness about mental illness or reduced stigma in his or her community
     

  6. Parliamentarian – Any provincial, territorial, or federal Parliamentarian who has advanced the mental health agenda in Canada
     

  7. Innovation – Researcher or Clinician – An innovative person or organization that through their work has advanced the mental health agenda in Canada