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Nominations for the WA Mental Health Awards are now closed.

Finalists will be announced during WA Mental Health Week, from the 6th - 12th October.

For more information on the nomination and assessment process, contact the WA Association for Mental Health on 08) 6246 3000.

Award categories:

Lifeline Promotion or Prevention Award
For outstanding contribution to prevention and/or promotion in mental health.
Who can nominate: This award is open to any organisation group or project.

Lifepath Psychology Consumer Impact & Inspiration Award 
For outstanding contribution to mental health in Western Australia by an individual who identifies as having a lived experience.
Who can nominate: This award is open to any individual who identifies as having personally experience mental ill health or is a family member, carer or support person to someone who does.

Diversity Award
For an individual, organisation or group that embraces diversity and promotes inclusion, with an initiative that benefits a particular population group, i.e youth, CaLD, seniors, Aboriginal, LGBTI.
Who can nominate: This award is open to any individual, origination or group.

Eric Dillon Consulting Mental Health Employee Excellence Award
For outstanding contribution to mental health in WA by an individual employed or volunteering within the sector.
Who can nominate: This award is open to any individual who is paid employee or volunteer (unpaid) within the mental health sector of Western Australia.

Chamber of Minerals and Energy Mentally Healthy Workplace Award
For a workplace that encourages good mental health for its staff.
Who can nominate: This award is open to any organisation within Western Australia.

Mentally Healthy Education Award
For education institutions that encourage good mental health for its students, staff and volunteers.
Who can nominate: This award is open to any education institution within Western Australia including schools, university, TAFE and Registered Training Organisations (RTO).

Mental Health News Media Award
For excellence in journalism and reporting on mental health.
Who can nominate: This award is open to any author of an article, report or series, published online, in print or a video or audio broadcast which contributes to a wider understanding of mental health and explores issues of importance. The publication must be a Western Australian media publication or written by a Western Australian journalist for a publication that is distributed within the state.

The Innovation for Change Award
Who can nominate: This award is open to any organisation, group or project for a specific initiative.