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The annual Mental Ideas Awards celebrate portrayal of mental health in the arts, film and media. Mental Ideas organizes these awards to recognize and reward inspirational individuals and non-profit organizations. Nominees and Winners are chosen on the basis of quality of application, creative merit, production values and impact by an independent panel of judges.

NOTE: You cannot nominate yourself for a MIA Award in any category.

To Nominate an individual or non-profit group for an award, you need to be willing and able to provide the following information:

  1. Your name and contact details (email/ phone/ profession/ nationality)
  2. Name of Nominee and your Nominee’s contact details (inc. websites)
  3. Your Nominee’s CV
  4. Details of previous awards and supporting media links. (Please do not include indiscriminate links that either do not mention the Nominee by name, or are not substantially focused on the Nominee’s work.)
  5. Up to FIVE (no fewer than TWO) letters of support from relevant individuals and organizations.

What to include:

Please tell us how your Nominee has contributed in their area of activity. We are looking for people who:

  1. Have changed things;
  2. Have demonstrated innovation;
  3. Have delivered in a way that has brought them distinction locally and/ or globally.

Please describe the benefits of your Nominee’s work:

  1. What has their impact been?
  2. How wide is their reach and influence?
  3. What are their achievements?

Please list any other ways in which the Nominee’s contribution has been widely recognized, attaching supporting documents providing evidence of that recognition.

Please sign and scan copies of your nomination and all supporting documents, date it, and submit to us by email.

Write “Awards: Nomination” and your Nominee’s name in the subject line of your email.

Good luck!


Mental Ideas Awards

Mental Health Matters

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TED Talks Daily (SD video)

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The Documentary Podcast

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Humor, Satire, and Cartoons

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Mental Health Humor

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NYT > Arts

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Contemporary Art Daily

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Culture and Arts

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The Spectator

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People and Trends

Psychology and Psychologists

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The New York Times Magazine

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The New York Times Magazine

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Art and design | The Guardian

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BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

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Mental health | The Guardian

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The Mighty

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Art Saves Lives International

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Charlotte Farhan Art - Creating Change

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Jade Bryant Artwork

Expressionist, Emotive, Artwork.

Radio Sadie

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Taking The World By Brainstorm!

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Miss Adventure

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