Call for Entries: Washington State Mental Health and Suicide Reporting Award


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Call for entries: Washington State Mental Health and Suicide Reporting Award

$500 award honors outstanding in-depth coverage of suicide and mental health; deadline to enter is Friday, August 17th.

Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 Washington Award for Excellence in Coverage of Mental Health and Suicide. The award is jointly sponsored by Forefront Suicide Prevention and University of Washington Department of Communication’s Journalism Program to honor Washington State journalism that improves the public’s understanding of suicide prevention, behavioral illnesses, treatment, recovery, public policy and related topics.

Submissions will be accepted through August 17th.

The award-winning journalist will receive $500 and be honored at Forefront Suicide Prevention’s Annual Fundraiser in fall of 2018.

Judging criteria and submission information can be found online at www.intheforefront.org/award.


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