Mental Health Awards
Each year, MHA-A honors individuals who have positively impacted our community in the field of mental health.
Mental Health America-Augusta wants to recognize members of our community who have made an impact in the area of mental health. If you know of an individual or organization deserving of one of MHA-A’s awards, please submit a nomination. Thank you for your support.
Distinguished Service Award: Given to an individual, business, or organization in the community who has performed a valuable service on behalf of Mental Health America of Augusta.
Professional Service Award: Given to an individual in the professional community who has made significant contribution to the mental health field.
Media Award: Given to an individual, business or organization who has made a significant contribution to promoting mental health information and education through the use of media.
Volunteer of the Year: Given to a MHAA Member who has dedicated time and effort in unselfish service for the benefit of the MHA-A programs.
MHA-A Bell Award: Given to a person or organization whose outstanding support and generosity of spirit has made a great contribution to MHA-A’s ability to promote mental health in the community.
Clyde F. Hoy, Jr. Consumer Advocate Award: Given to a consumer who has made major contributions to improve the lives of people who suffer from a mental illness(es); promoted effectively the concept of recovery to local or statewide audiences; or illustrated their commitment to advocacy despite risks to career, finances, and public acceptance.
Dr. & Mrs. C. Lennart Sandquist Prevention Award: Given to a person or organization who has made a significant contribution in the field of mental illness prevention.
J. Lewis Gibbs Award: Given to an individual who has rendered unusual services to the community in the areas of mental health or to an organization for outstanding support of the MHA-A; named for the Rev. Dr. J. Lewis Gibbs, founder of the MHA-A and 1st President.