Nominate a Student for the Student Mental Health Advocate Award
The University of Michigan Student Mental Health Advocate Award recognizes outstanding student leadership in the area of campus mental health. You may nominate a college student (undergraduate or graduate) to receive this award, which will be presented at the 2014 Depression on College Campuses Conference. Click here to read about last year's award recipients
In 300 words or less, please give the student's name, major, college/university, and describe how this student has helped to create a healthier campus community which fosters student success by:
- Raising awareness of mental health issues on campus through education and outreach, and/or
- Advocating for outreach programs and mental health services on campus which help to identify students at risk, encourage help-seeking, and promote healthy self-care, and/or
- Helping to reduce the stigma of depressive illnesses.
The U-M Depression on College Campuses Conference Planning Committee will review the nominations and select a recipient. The Committee will pay travel expenses for the recipient to attend the conference, and present the award during the banquet lunch on Thursday, March 13.
In addition, the person who nominates the selected student will receive free registration and hotel accommodations for the conference.
Deadline for nominations is January 17, 2014. The award recipient will be notified by February 3, 2014.
Click here to write and submit your nomination to Trish Meyer.