Aug 292012

Nominations are being accepted for the 2012

Judi Chamberlin Joy in Advocacy Award


The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) honors one individual a year with the Judi Chamberlin Joy in Advocacy Award. This award recognizes Judi’s lifetime of joyful dedication to bringing hope into the lives of individuals labeled with mental illnesses around the world. The award honors an individual who best reflects Judi’s example in extraordinary achievements in disability rights advocacy. The award will be presented at the NCMHR’s member meeting on Oct 10, 2012; it will also be announced during the Alternatives 2012 conference.



  • The nominee must have the lived experience of mental health recovery.
  • The nomination shall include no more than 500 words on why the nominee deserves this award.
  • The nomination must include the name, phone number, and e-mail address of both the nominee and the nominator.


Only nominations that follow these directions will be reviewed.


Send nominations to href="http://usdotmc829dotmaildotyahoodotcom/mc/compose?to=Laurenspiro1atgmaildotcom" target="_blank">Laurenspiro1atgmaildotcom and state on the subject line:  “Judi Award Nomination”. The deadline for nominations is October 1, 2012.


Details about The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery’s member meeting in Portland, Oregon will be released soon.

Lauren Spiro

National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery

Phone:  877-246-9058, web &


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