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CALL FOR ENTRIES: $3,000 Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media to be awarded by the Austen Riggs Center

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The Austen Riggs Center provides intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy in a voluntary, open, and non-coercive community.The Austen Riggs Center is pleased to announce the call for entries for its 2018 Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media.

The Austen Riggs Center Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media recognizes a select group of professional journalists, writers, and media professionals who create exemplary work that contributes to the public’s understanding of mental health issues.

In 2018, preference will be given to work that ties to the theme of neuroscience.

The prize is a prestigious recognition that carries an award of $3,000 and is presented in conjunction with the Center's annual Fall Conference held in Stockbridge, MA (September 29-30, 2018). Prizewinners have the opportunity to attend the conference; however, attendance is not required.

The prize is juried by a committee of Riggs clinicians and Trustees who will consider the work of candidates nominated by their peers as well as unsolicited nominations.

To learn more, review eligibility requirements, or apply, please visit: www.austenriggs.org/mediaprize. The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2018.

Questions? Please contact Director of Communications and Advancement Janet Hiser at
janet.hiser@austenriggs.net or 413.931.5333.

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