SAMHSA's Recognition of Excellence in Wellness - Apply Today!

NYAPRS News: If your organization works to improve the health of individuals with mental and/or substance use disorders, we encourage you to apply for the 2018 Recognition of Excellence in Wellness! Through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Program to Achieve Wellness, organizations and communities will be recognized for their exemplary wellness efforts that improve the health and wellness of those living with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Apply by June 22 to showcase how your organization or community improves wellness outcomes for people with mental and/or substance use disorders, including individuals living with serious mental illness.

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Apply Today! 

Applications for SAMHSA's Recognition of Excellence in Wellness are Now Due on June 22.  

To learn more about the Recognition of Excellence in Wellness, stream our past honoree announcement webinars!

2017 Webinar


  • Institute for Community Living's "Lift All Boats" Integrated Care Initiative, NY
  • Mental Health Resources' ReThink Tobacco, MN
  • Sheppard Pratt Health System's Smoking Cessation Program, MD

The Program to Achieve Wellness (PAW) facilitates and promotes the implementation of wellness best practices for people with mental or substance use disorder

For more information, visit the Program to Achieve Wellness webpage