Celebrating outstanding and inspirational stories from across the UK.

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The Mental Health and Wellbeing Awards are a UK-wide celebration of excellence in mental health and well-being interventions, plus the celebration of inspirational mental health stories. Hosted by the Mental Health Awareness Programme, the awards launched in 2019 and are free to enter. Entries close in January and winners are announced at an awards ceremony held in the summer.

Judged by a panel representing clinicians and national mental health organisations, the awards cover the following categories:

  1. innovative mental health intervention.
  2. innovative proactive wellbeing activity.
  3. long-term impact (open to reactive or proactive interventions).
  4. the lifestyle award (evidence of lifestyle change in a population).
  5. support during the pandemic.
  6. outstanding contribution to the mental health and wellbeing sector.
  7. inspirational story – lived experience (categories for children and adults).
  8. inspirational story – affected by others’ mental health (categories for children and adults).
  9. nominate a professional.

Judges from:

  • The Root Of It
  • Mindwise
  • Mental Health First Aid England
  • the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust
  • the University of Southampton

Entry guidance and application form.

Awards Ceremony

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Awards Ceremony is set to be an inspirational evening, with all of our amazing professional entries shared by our celebrity host, in addition to announcing the winners:

  1. most innovative mental health intervention.
  2. most innovative proactive wellbeing activity.
  3. biggest long-term impact.
  4. the lifestyle award.
  5. support during the pandemic.
  6. outstanding contribution to the mental health and wellbeing sector.
  7. inspirational story – lived experience (categories for children and adults).
  8. inspirational story – affected by others’ mental health (categories for children and adults).
  9. nominate a professional.

Our virtual Black Tie awards ceremony will be announced later.