21 January 2014
All in the mind awards
Has a person, professional or group has
made a real difference to your life or recovery? If so, you
can enter them for a BBC Award.
The BBC Radio 4 'All in the mind' programme is running an awards
competition for a person, mental health professional or group that
has made a real difference to the life of someone with mental
Nominations are invited from individuals (rather than
organisations) for three award categories.
Individual award: An individual family member,
friend, boss or colleague who has offered significant
Professional award: A mental health professional
whose dedication, help and support made a really significant
difference to you. This could be a psychologist,
psychiatrist,therapist, doctor, social worker, nurse, volunteer or
Project award: A mental health project or group,
which made a big difference to your recovery or the way you
The judges for the awards are: Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter Scott
Mills, clinical psychologist Guy Holmes, Marion Janner founder of
Star Wards, MP Charles Walker and Claudia Hammond. They will be
looking for examples of support which showed greater than expected
levels of compassion, understanding or practical help.
Three finalists will be shortlisted from each category and then
the overall winner for each category will be announced during a
ceremony to be held at the Wellcome Collection in London on 19 June
The closing date for nominations is 31 January 2014.
To find out how to nominate someone for this award, click here.