HUMANITAS Trustee Jason Katims Honored with Voice Award

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Jason-KatimsThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will honor Jason Katims, writer and executive producer of NBC’s “Parenthood” and “Friday Night Lights,” with a Career Achievement Award at the 2014 Voice Awards. Mr. Katims is being recognized for his efforts to educate television audiences about the experiences of people dealing with behavioral health problems and their journeys of recovery.

The Voice Awards program brings together representatives from the entertainment industry and the behavioral health community to build awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and the power of recovery.

The awards program also recognizes consumer/peer leaders who share their personal stories of resilience to demonstrate that people with mental and/or substance use disorders can recover and lead meaningful lives. Consumer/Peer Leadership Awards will be presented to Lacy Kendrick Burk, Matt Canuteson, Greg Dicharry, Patrick Hendry, and Toni Jordan. The Young Adult Leadership Award will be presented to Sean Campbell.

Read more at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Website: http://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/advisories/1407220209.aspx