Each year an award recipient is selected from each of the three nomination categories: mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders. They are celebrated at the annual Mental Health Champions’ Awards Banquet held in their honor. This year, the event will be on May 7, 2024, at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City.

If you have any questions regarding the Mental Health Champions Award, please contact the Missouri Mental Health Foundation at (573) 635-9201 or mmhf@missourimhf.org. If you prefer to submit via mail, use this PDF version of the nomination form.

Persons may be nominated in one of three categories:

  1. An individual with a diagnosed mental illness
  2. An individual with a developmental disability
  3. An individual in recovery from a substance or gambling addiction

Nomination Application