Nominate a community leader in the area of mental health and addiction

February 3, 2013

The Lieutenant Governor invites nominations for the 2014 True Awards, which celebrate work to reduce stigma, encourage recovery and strengthen mental health and addiction programs and services.

The True Awards are a program of the Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction.

The awards are a way to share success stories and encourage others to follow the example of Alberta’s mental health and addictions leaders and innovators.

Anyone can submit a nomination for a True Award. The nomination deadline is Friday, May 2.

“There are many inspiring and forward-looking people in our communities who are making real progress in this area. These awards honour their advancements and promote a more accepting and healthier province for us all.”  His Honour, Col. (Ret’d) the Honourable Donald S. Ethell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

 

True Award categories:

True Grit –  individual award to someone who has used mental health and addiction services and inspired others in their recovery or dedicated themselves to the issue.

True Compassion – individual award to someone who has made extraordinary contributions to the delivery of mental health and addiction programs and services.

True Leadership – to an organization, business or individual for exceptional leadership in improving mental health and addiction programs or services.

True Service – to a public body for excellence in mental health and addiction services delivery.

True Imagination –to an individual or organization that initiates innovative approaches in mental health and addiction services.

 

The 2014 True Awards ceremony will take place in late September.

 

Related information

Award criteria, nomination forms and an overview of previous award recipients is at www.lgcirclealberta.ca

 

Media inquiries

Glynnis Lieb
execdir@LGCircleAlberta.ca
780-850-0533
Executive Director
Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction

 

Janet Resta
janet.resta@gov.ab.ca
780-427-9222
Communications Officer
Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta