The Government of Saskatchewan is calling for nominations for a new Mental Health and Addictions Award.
Earlier this year, Canada’s premiers announced a unique award for excellence in mental health and addictions care. Each province and territory will present its own award and share best practices in this area.
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Saskatchewan will donate $5,000 for this award. The province is currently seeking nominations. Non-governmental, community, private sector, academic and Indigenous-led initiatives are eligible for the award. A person or an organization can be nominated.
“We are committed to supporting high-quality mental health and addictions services in Saskatchewan,” said Mental Health and Addictions Minister Everett Hindley. “An important part of this is recognizing and supporting innovation and service excellence.”
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Applications are currently open and will continue until May 19. Applications can be submitted by email or post.
Visit the province’s website for nomination forms and information on eligibility criteria. Winners will be announced at a First Ministers meeting in July and recognized nationally. The Saskatchewan award will be officially presented to the recipient in the fall.
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