Nominations Sought

APA Awards: Call for Nominations

The nomination deadlines for the following awards are approaching.

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The Awards for Advancing Minority Mental Health were established in 2003 with the support of Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. These awards recognize psychiatrists, other health professionals, mental health programs and other organizations that have undertaken innovative and supportive efforts to:

  • Raise awareness of mental illness in underserved minority communities, the need for early recognition, the availability of treatment and how to access it, and the cultural barriers to treatment.
  • Increase access to quality mental health services for underserved minorities.
  • Improve the quality of care for underserved minorities, particularly those in the public health system or with severe mental illness.

The deadline for nominations is February 9, 2018.

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