SAMHSA’S Voice Awards program honors people in recovery and their family member who are improving the lives of people with mental illness, substance use disorders, or both in communities across the country. The awards program also recognizes television and film productions that educate the public about behavioral health and showcase that recovery is real and possible through treatment and recovery supports.
Each year, Minnesota Community Caring for Children spotlights tribes and communities statewide that have consistently worked to create safe and healthy environment for children. The Pinwheel Award is presented annually to recognized community that exemplify a strong commitment to the prevention to the prevention of child maltreatment through collaborative efforts. Work at the community level is crucial to creating environments where families and children thrive.