NAMI Awards

Each year NAMI recognizes outstanding achievements and celebrates accomplishments made by individuals and organizations that advance NAMI’s mission to improve the lives of people affected by mental illness and their loved ones.

National Awards

Each year at the NAMI National Convention, we honor individuals and organizations for their outstanding work in furthering the goals of the NAMI movement. For past award recipients, click here.

We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 NAMI National Awards.  Click here for the NAMI Awards Submissions Page. Nominations are accepted until December 16, 2019.

Exemplary Psychiatrist Award

The Exemplary Psychiatrist Award allows NAMI members, NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates throughout the country to publicly honor the psychiatrists who have made exceptional contributions to improve the lives of people living with mental health conditions.

NAMI Scientific Research Award

The NAMI Scientific Research Award, supported by the Peter Corbin Kohn Endowment, recognizes the work and research of individuals creating a difference and moving our scientific understanding and treatment of mental illnesses forward.