Mental Health America Encourages Journalists, Media Professionals to Submit Entries for 2011 Media Awards

Feb 10, 2011, 14:30 ET from Mental Health America

Recognize Excellence in Reporting, Portrayals of Mental Health Issues; Deadline for Submissions is March 31

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental Health America encourages journalists and media professionals to submit entries for the 2011 Media Awards.

The annual awards honor excellence in the reporting and portrayals of mental health issues during the calendar year 2010. Categories include newspapers, magazines, television, radio and blogs.

Details, including a full list of categories and a downloadable entry form, are available at The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2011.  

Entries are judged by a panel of peers selected by Mental Health America for their knowledge of mental health issues, demonstrated excellence in reporting and editorial experience.  

Mental Health America will notify winners in the first week in May and will honor them at the Media Awards luncheon on Saturday, June 11, 2011, during Mental Health America's Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.  For questions or additional information, contact

Mental Health America is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives. With our century of service to America and our more than 300 affiliates nationwide, we represent a national movement that promotes mental wellness for the health and well-being of the nation- everyday and in times of crisis.

SOURCE Mental Health America