Friend of ADAMH Award
The Fairfield County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health (ADAMH) Board will present up to three (3) Friend of ADAMH Awards annually to individuals, agencies, groups, and/or organizations who promote the Fairfield County ADAMH Board mission and vision.
Winners will be recognized at the Fairfield County ADAMH Board Annual Dinner.
1. Criteria for Recipient
• An individual, agency, group, or organization has demonstrated commitment to the mission and vision of the Fairfield County ADAMH Board: Mission: To promote healing and recovery for persons with a mental health or addiction disorder within our community
Vision: • Create opportunities for treatment, wellness, and recovery for those with mental health and/or addiction disorders. • Advance a Continuum of Care philosophy.
2. Making a Nomination(s)
• Anyone can nominate an individual, agency, group, or organization for the award (e.g., agency staff, consumer, law enforcement, medical community, school personnel). • The individual submitting the nomination needs to complete the nominating form. • Individuals may nominate more than one person, group, agency, or organization but must submit a form for each nomination. • Completed nominating forms must be received by the deadline indicated on the nominating form.
3. Nomination Review
• The Fairfield County ADAMH Board Community Relations Committee will review all nominations and notify the winner(s) and the nominator(s) of the selected winner(s) of the results. • The Fairfield County ADAMH Board will invite any individual, agency, group, or organization chosen to receive a Friend of ADAMH Award to attend the Annual Dinner to receive the award. • Agency directors or organizational CEOs will be notified if an individual on their staff has been selected to receive the award.
• The Fairfield County ADAMH Board will announce award recipients to media outlets, including but not limited to newspaper, radio, etc. • Photos of award winners or their representatives will be used in Fairfield County ADAMH Board promotional and marketing efforts, including the website, social media, etc.