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The Voice Awards Is Looking for Nominees!

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting your nominations for its 2010 Voice Awards.

The awards honor film and television writers and producers who create “dignified, respectful and accurate” potrayals of people with mental illness. The award is also given to mental health consumers who have given a voice to other people with mental illnesses.

Did you see a television show or program that portrayed mental illness well? Or do you know a person with mental illness who has been a champion of the community?

Send your entertainment industry nominations to SAMHSA by April 30 and your mental health consumer nominations by May 14.  For more information on how to do nominations click here.

The Voice Awards will be present at a gala ceremony in Los Angeles on Oct. 13.

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