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2017 Winners

TheMHS Learning Network is pleased to announce the 2017 TheMHS Awards winners. The winners were presented with their awards at TheMHS Conference in Sydney on Wednesday 30 August.

We were honoured to welcome to TheMHS Awards Presentation Ceremony,

Professor The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO,
TheMHS Awards Ambasssador for 2017
and
The Honourable Greg Hunt, MP, Federal Minister for Health and Minister for Sport, who presented the awards.

For more information about the award winners, download the Awards Booklet.

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2017 TheMHS Award Winners

AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL CONTRIBUTION TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE IN AUSTRALIA OR NEW ZEALAND

Helen Morton, WA (Joint Winner)

Pamela Rutledge, NSW (Joint Winner)

TheMHS MEDAL 2017

Mental Health First Aid  

PROGRAM AND SERVICE AWARDS

MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMER AND MENTAL HEALTH PEER WORK

JOINT WINNER:

Growing the Peer Workforce
Flourish Australia

 

JOINT WINNER:

Grow, A program of personal development. Celebrating 60 years.

ASSESSMENT AND/OR TREATMENT

Holistic Model of Care for Women with Addiction and Mental Health Issues
Alcohol And Drug Foundation NSW- Kathleen York House, NSW

PSYCHOSOCIAL AND/OR SUPPORT PROGRAM OR SERVICE 

Homelessness, Mental Health and Holistic Support:
A lifestyle and wellness model in residential aged care
The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus, NSW

MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION OR MENTAL ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM OR PROJECT

Into the Light: An Arabic Resource on Psychological Health e on Psychological Health
إلى النور : الموارد العربية للصحة النفسية
Being - Mental Health And Wellbeing Consumer Advisory Group, NSW

PHYSICAL HEALTH AND/OR PRIMARY CARE

No Award in this category 

ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ENTRIES WITH A DIFFERENT FOCUS

Nanko-walun Porlar Nomawi: Wellbeing for Children and Families
CAMHS, SA   

EDUCATION, TRAINING OR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

No Award in this category

TOM TRAUER RESEARCH AND EVALUATION AWARD

Excellence and innovation in suicide prevention
Black Dog Institute, NSW

EARLY CAREER RESEARCH AWARDS

EARLY CAREER RESEARCH FOR EXCELLENCE

Psychological Motivations and Outcomes of Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery
Curtin University, WA

EARLY CAREER RESEARCH FOR INNOVATION

Smooth Sailing: The design and delivery of an online school-based mental health service for adolescents
Black Dog Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales   

MENTAL HEALTH MEDIA AWARDS

TEXT JOURNALISM

Understanding the Hidden Suicide Problem Among Women in Medicine
Rebecca Kamm
Broadly (VICE Media), VIC

SOUND/VISION JOURNALISM

Understanding & destigmatising mental illness
Lynne Malcolm
ABC Radio National – All in the Mind , NSW

SPECIAL JOURNALISM AWARD 

JOINT WINNER:

Down on the Farm - Mental Health and Rural Families in the South
Yvonne O’Hara
Southern Rural Life, New Zealand     

 

JOINT WINNER:

Christchurch Dilemmas. 2016.
Do we have a crisis of Mental Health?
Gerard Smyth
                                   Frank Film Ltd, New Zealand