National Mental Health Awards 2023/24 – Closing date extended to Feb 29th

The categories for the National Mental Health Awards 2023 are listed below:-

There are 21 Awards for teams/services/projects and one award for individuals:-

1. Innovation in Community Mental Health (including Primary Mental Health Care)

2. All Age Crisis Pathways (inc Specialist Crisis Care)

3. All Age In-Patient Care including Psychiatric Intensive Care

4. Eating disorders Services for Adults or Children and Young People.

5. Older adult functional mental health services and/or dementia care

6. Complex mental health needs, including services working with people with a diagnosis of personality disorder

7. Mental health rehabilitation and /or recovery services

8. Peer Support Services with a particular focus on those services that have a pathway onwards, and are co-produced

9. Children and young people’s mental health services (including Transition Services and those from 0-25)

10. Non-Clinical Team of the Year (inc. admin, facilities, finance, housekeeping etc.)

11. Perinatal and maternal mental health

12. Addressing inequalities in mental health

13- Suicide prevention services with a focus on initiatives which encourage multiagency working (LA / PH / NHS / Police / Third sector)

14. Innovation in Digital Mental Health Care

15. Mental Wellbeing of the Workforce

16. Learning Disabilities and/or Autism

17. Integration of Physical & Mental Healthcare

18. Quality Improvement and/or Service Transformation

19. Specialist Services (including, Veterans, Substance Misuse, Addictions, Housing, Education and Employment)

20. Forensic Mental Health Services (including criminal justice, inpatient, liaison & diversion and prison mental healthcare)

21. System wide Commissioning for Positive Mental Health Services




22. Outstanding Leadership for Band 7 and 8 staff – INDIVIDUAL AWARD – SEPARATE FORM TO FOLLOW