For more than forty years, CMHA National has been recognizing excellence through its awards. There are three national awards: the Persons with Lived Experience Involvement Award, the Strengthening CMHA Award, and the Workplace Excellence Award.
Please note that the Awards for 2020 have been postponed. Stay tuned for news about the next edition.
CMHA Workplace Excellence Award
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) presents the Workplace Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding achievement in advancing workplace mental health in Canada.
Persons with Lived Experience Involvement Award
The Persons with Lived Experience Involvement Award (formerly the Consumer Involvement Award) honours a person with lived experience of mental illness/a consumer of mental health services who best exemplifies self-determination and a strong sense of advocacy. This award is for a person with lived experience/consumer who has made an outstanding contribution to the involvement of persons with lived experience/consumers within CMHA and in society in general. The award honours all past, present and future Persons with Lived Experience leaders. The Person with Lived Experience Involvement Award recognizes CMHA values in embracing the voice and promoting the inclusion of people with mental illness/mental health issues.
Strengthening CMHA Award
The Strengthening CMHA Award is presented to a region, branch, division or at the national level (one or a combination) or to an individual who has provided inspirational leadership, innovation and excellence within CMHA related to our collective goals and core functions. This award is presented in recognition of the history of the association, and to increase solidarity among the regions, branches and divisions.
For more information about the CMHA National Awards, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.