Media Award of the Year

In celebration of Recovery Month, RecoveryPeople annually recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions towards supporting recovery from substance use and related mental health challenges.

Media Award of the Year honors an individual who has made outstanding contributions in print, radio, podcasts, video, film, television, social media and/or online publications that provided information to the general public about substance use and related mental health challenges. The award recipient must:

  1. Demonstrate leadership in their respective media area by accurately portraying individuals and/or affected family members in recovery from substance use and/or co occurring mental health challenges;
  2. Responsibly use persons and/or affected family members as resources;
  3. Decrease stigma, increase understanding or awareness, spread hope of recovery and/or effectively communicate the impact of policy decisions; AND
  4. Demonstrate accomplishments that reflect RecoveryPeople's mission, vision and values.

2022 Media Award of the Year

By Jason Howell | September 27, 2022 |

PRESS RELEASE Greg Williams receives RecoveryPeople’s 2022 Media Award of the Year In recognition of his use of media to inspire others and to advocate for mental health and substance…

2021 Media Award of the Year

By Jason Howell | September 29, 2021 |

PRESS RELEASE Shawn Livingston Received RecoveryPeople’s 2021 Media Award of the Year In recognition of his use of media to inspire others and to advocate for mental health and substance…