Do you know someone whose courageous story you want to share?
We’re looking for inspiring individuals who:
Face the challenges of living with mental illness and/or addiction with dignity and perseverance
Support others who struggle with mental illness and/or addiction
Help change attitudes about mental illness and/or addiction
Serve as models of hope and inspiration to others
Tell the nominee’s story accurately and in detail so that their experience may inspire and provide hope to others facing similar challenges.
Please submit a 500 to 1,000 description of why your nominee should receive a Transforming Lives Award. Be sure to include the following:
- The nature of the nominee’s addiction and/or mental illness and the impact it has had on his/ her life and the lives of his/her family and friends.
- How has the nominee faced the challenges of living with mental illness and/or addiction.
- Why you believe this individual is deserving of a CAMH Transforming Lives Awards.
- Provide supporting material including newspaper articles, photos, videos or letters written by or about the nominee, if possible.