The Public Mental Health & Wellbeing Award is one of the categories of the Health & Wellbeing Awards.
Its focus is the prevention of mental illness and promotion of mental health across the life course.
Entered projects and programmes should demonstrate:
- A clear understanding of public mental health and wellbeing and the parity of esteem addressing both physical health and mental health
- A population approach to promoting mental health, preventing mental illness or suicide, or improving the lives of people with a mental illness
- The appropriate use of measures to evaluate mental health and wellbeing impact
Category winners have the opportunity to be selected for the prestigious Public Health Minister’s Award, while all finalists are considered for two special commendations given by Public Health England (PHE).
The winners are announced at the annual RSPH Awards ceremony.