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2021 Awards of Excellence Celebration

With 2020 now behind us, it’s time to reflect on the power and perseverance of our community, all of which was on full display in the wake of the debilitating COVID-19 pandemic.

Although COVID-19 tested our resolve, it also pushed us to explore new solutions, reimagine our service delivery and embrace innovation. And to raise the behavioral health care bar together.

During our annual National Council Awards of Excellence program, we will honor those individuals and organizations who paved the way for progress this year. Our award categories include:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: This award is in recognition of an individual whose efforts, far-reaching impact and commitment to improving the lives of vulnerable Americans living with mental illnesses and addictions is unmatched.
  • National Council Innovation Award: In a complex health care landscape, organizations are implementing creative solutions to challenges faced by staff, patients, families and communities. This award recognizes their innovation and achievements.
  • Peer Specialist of the Year Award: Great things happen when passion meets purpose. This award recognizes an individual with lived experience who works in a health care organization and uses his or her strengths to help peers on their road to recovery from mental illness.

Are you improving service delivery in your community? Do you know someone who is enhancing access to care through their leadership? Recognize them or share your own impact!

Submit a nomination for one of these awards by Friday, February 19, at 11:59 p.m. ET! Have questions about the National Council Awards of Excellence? Contact us!

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