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National Council Awards of Excellence

 

The National Council Awards of Excellence recognize individuals and organizations working to strengthen behavioral health care, enhance access to care and support our communities with visionary leadership.

We encourage you to nominate a deserving individual or organization.

 

2019 Awards of Excellence Reception, Banquet and Awards Presentation

Join us in Nashville on Tuesday, March 26 during NatCon19 as we celebrate the winners of the Awards of Excellence at a gala celebration. Purchase individual seats for first-come, first-served seating.

Become an Awards of Excellence Table Sponsor. Reserve premiere seating for your group of 10 people when you sponsor a table at the Awards Celebration. Your organization will earn recognition during the Awards ceremony and in the NatCon19 Final Program.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

$50,000 AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE RECEPTION, BANQUET & AWARDS PRESENTATION

This unique sponsorship provides an opportunity to network and honor luminaries in the field during a fun-filled evening.

  • Make brief welcoming remarks from the stage
  • Reserved table in your company’s name in the front row
  • Logo recognition on banquet slides
  • Printed piece or materials on tables with the Banquet Program
  • Logo recognition in Banquet Program
  • Prominent recognition on signage throughout the meeting
  • Prominent placement in the Onsite Program
  • Table signage
  • More

$12,500 “GOLD” SPONSOR

  • Two tables (20 reserved seats)
  • On-screen visibility for your organization at the Awards event
  • Logo on Banquet Program
  • Logo table sign at the Awards event
  • Pop-up sign at NatCon19
  • NatCon19 App ad
  • Full-page NatCon19 Program ad

 

$9,000 “SILVER” SPONSOR

  • Two tables (20 reserved seats)
  • On-screen visibility for your organization at the Awards event
  • Logo on Banquet Program
  • Logo table sign at the Awards event
  • Pop-up sign at NatCon19

 

$3,000 “BRONZE” SPONSOR

  • One table (10 reserved seats)
  • On-screen visibility for your organization at the Awards event
  • Logo on final Banquet Program
  • Logo table sign at the Awards event

Award Categories

  • Doc of the Year: Recognizes a psychiatrist or physician who has gone above and
    beyond the call of duty, empowering patients to define their own goals and providing
    the encouragement and support to help them achieve their dreams.
  • Excellence in Addictions Treatment: Recognizes an organization that has
    provided effective addictions education and prevention programs in the community
    or improved treatment outcomes for people with addictions disorders through
    innovative, science-based programs and services.
  • Excellence in Advocacy – Individual Achievement: Honors an individual who has demonstrated exemplary efforts and results over the last 12 months advocating for legislative or regulatory policies that increase access to mental health and substance use services.
  • Excellence in Advocacy – Organizational Achievement: Honors an organization that has demonstrated exemplary efforts and results over the last 12 months advocating for legislative or regulatory policies that increase access to mental health and substance use services.
  • Excellence in Advocacy by an Elected Official: Honors a state or local elected
    official who has demonstrated exemplary efforts and results over the last 12 months
    promoting behavioral health policies that increase access to mental health and
    substance use services. (Two awards)
  • Excellence in Behavioral Health Care Management: Recognizes an individual, program
    or organization that has demonstrated effective and innovative programs currently in
    use to minimize risk and liability, improve access to mental health and addiction
    treatment services, nurture workforce skills or enhance the customer experience.
  • Excellence in Mental Health First Aid Community Impact: Recognizes an individual, group or
    organization that has demonstrated commitment and made extensive and
    significant impact on the community through delivery of Mental Health First Aid USA
    (Adult and/or Youth) trainings.
  • Excellence in Technology: Recognizes an organization that uses new
    technologies — including mobile, web, social media and remote/virtual care delivery
    — to achieve operational efficiencies and improve access to care, treatment, support
    and health outcomes for people with mental illnesses and addictions.
  • Excellence in Whole Person Care: Recognizes a health care organization that has
    achieved primary and behavioral health integration to address the whole health
    needs of the people it serves and/or has developed innovative ways to promote
    health and wellness.
  • Peer Specialist of the Year: Recognizes a person with a lived experience of mental
    illness who works in a health care organization and uses his or her strengths to help
    peers on their road to recovery from mental illness.
  • President’s Award for Innovative Advocacy: Recognizes the person who has been a dedicated long-term advocate and champion for the mental health and addictions community. This person has the heart of a champion and is relentless in the pursuit of ensuring all Americans have access to comprehensive, high quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery and a full life. Inspires others through his or her knowledge and faith in what is and can be possible.
  • Visionary Leadership: Recognizes an individual (staff or volunteer) who has
    demonstrated outstanding leadership in the behavioral health care field, improving
    the lives of individuals with mental illnesses and addictions disorders and helping
    them live full lives in their communities. (Four awards)
  • People’s Choice for Inspiring Hope: Recognizes an individual who a living example of the transformative power of recovery by overcoming a serious mental illness and is inspiring others with their message of hope and healing.
  • People’s Choice for Impact on the Mental Health and Addiction Community: Recognizes an individual who is inspiring change in the lives of children, adults and/or families living with mental illnesses and substance use disorders with innovative approaches that are influencing the future of care.

 

Annual Scattergood Innovation Award

The National Council is also proud to partner with Scattergood Foundation for the Annual Scattergood Innovation Award.

The Scattergood Innovation Award recognizes innovative programs, policies, products and/or technologies that challenge how behavioral health is currently viewed, organized and practiced. The winner of the Innovation Award will receive $25,000 to go toward their innovative program.


Thank you to our supporters

 

Questions about this year’s awards? Email Awards@TheNationalCouncil.org or call 866-362-0505.

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