THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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From the 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Mental Health

This award honors a program, project or initiative that spreads awareness about mental health topics. Eligible work may include: providing resources and support to those affected, educational campaigns, advocacy initiatives, and more.

Nominees

#RealConvo
As the largest suicide prevention organization in the United States, we at the American Foundation …
winner
Beauty Mark
Beauty standards are impossible. Women face tremendous pressure to keep up with ideal images, and i…
Break the silence. Don't go through mental health problems alone
The money comes fast in the startup world, the fall may be equally swift. Sometimes the struggle is…
Child Mind Institute’s #MyYoungerSelf campaign
Every day in May, throughout National Mental Health Awareness month, the Child Mind Institute share…
Comedy Central Puts Mental Health Center Stage at Clusterfest
Following extensive research with our audience as well as our employees, Comedy Central determined …
finalist
gold honor
GLAD I took part
Mental health treatments are prescribed more than ever before but currently only 50% of patients re…
Katherine Ponte: A Mental Illness Recovery Journey
  Mainstream mental health campaigns have significant shortcomings.   People with serio…
finalist
gold honor
Love Calls Back
Coming out to family and friends is one of the most nerve-wracking moments in the lives of LGBTQ+ p…
MTV News Sound On - Mental Health in the Black Community
In its Sound On series, MTV News invites influential voices in pop culture and social media to the …
finalist
Making mental health radically accessible through daily conversations to help you feel better.
Woebot launched two years ago with a mission to make mental health radically accessible. Founder & …
Press Play Webcomic
In the summer of 2018, sensationalized news reports of mental health-related celebrity suicides (su…
Seize The Awkward
Suicide is the second leading cause of death amongst young adults.  Young adulthood is a critica…
Three Veterans Open Up About PTSD
As a brand that believes every day can be a bit better, Harry’s ultimate goal for this campaign was…
finalist
Waste of Film
According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention there were an estimated 1.4 Million sui…
finalist
You’re Not Alone with Colorado Crisis Services
Colorado Crisis Services is Colorado's first statewide resource for mental health, substance use or…
iHeartRadio Let’s Talk Mental Health Campaign
Mental illness affects a wide majority of the population, yet there is still a lot of stigma surrou…