Museum Dr. Guislain and Janssen Research Development, LLC Issue Global Call for Nominations for 2015 Dr. Guislain Breaking the Chains of Stigma Award

Food and Healthcare Press Releases Tuesday March 10, 2015 10:30
GHENT, Belgium--10 Mar--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

The Museum Dr. Guislain in Ghent, Belgium, and Janssen Research & Development, LLC ("Janssen") today announced they are seeking nominations for the fourth annual Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award. The award honours an individual, project or organisation that has made an exceptional contribution to reduce stigma associated with mental illness.

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Nominations from people and organisations across the globe can be submitted at http://www.drguislainaward.org, and will be accepted until 31 March 2015. A $50,000 prize will be awarded to the individual or group receiving the award, which must be used toward further work to reduce societal stigma about mental illness.

The winning individual, project or organisation will be determined by an independent selection committee of international advocates and renowned authorities in the field of mental health, and honoured at a ceremony on 8 October 2015 in Ghent, Belgium.

Museum Dr. Guislain and Janssen jointly sponsor the award, with funding provided by Janssen. Both organisations have a rich heritage and long-standing involvement in the field of mental illness research, treatment and education.

About the Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award

Individuals, organisations or projects from around the world that have made an exceptional contribution in dealing with, or promoting the awareness of, mental health care are eligible to receive the Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award. The Award is given to an individual(s), organisation or project that:

  • has made an exceptional contribution to mental healthcare in the broadest sense on a cultural and/or social level;
  • has provided a genuine contribution to decreasing stigma around mental health conditions;
  • has promoted attention for mental health care;
  • and has done all this with passion, creativity and innovation.
Source: Museum Dr. Guislain

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