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NAMI National Convention Awards
Exemplary Psychiatrist Award - The Exemplary Psychiatrist Award honors psychiatrists who have made exceptional contributions to improve the lives of people living with mental health conditions.
Lionel Aldridge Champions Award - This award recognizes an individual with mental illness who demonstrates courage, leadership and service in their work to promote recovery and ensure that all people with mental illness live full lives in their communities. NAMI's highest peer award is given in the spirit of our organization's ongoing commitment and devotion to supporting a movement and community that is inclusive of people with mental illness, their family members and friends.
NAMI Young Leader Award - This award recognizes young adults who exemplify exceptional leadership among their peers to foster a culture of recovery and resiliency that helps people living with mental illness live full lives in their communities.
Outstanding NAMI Affiliate Award - This award is bestowed upon a NAMI Affiliate that demonstrates exceptional leadership, strong community presence, outreach to diverse communities and exemplary stewardship of the NAMI mission.
Richard and Betsy Greer Advocacy Award - This award honors NAMI advocates whose leadership and vision has advanced policy and advocacy efforts that impact individuals living with mental illness and their families.
Sam Cochran Criminal Justice Award - This award recognizes exemplary individuals whose work in the criminal justice system has improved the fair and humane treatment of people with mental illness.
Awardees will be recognized at the 2020 NAMI National Convention in Atlanta, July 15-18, 2020. A complimentary convention registration is provided. For a list of past recipients, visit NAMI Awards.