Health & Wellbeing Awards: Public Mental Health & Wellbeing

The Public Mental Health & Wellbeing Award is one of the categories of the Health & Wellbeing Awards.

This award's focus is the prevention of mental illness and promotion of mental health across the life course.

Award criteria

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.​​

This year's finalists

Newcastle United Foundation

The charitable foundation for the region’s Premier League football club, Newcastle United Foundation focuses on engaging with men to promote mental health.

Embers the Dragon

A digital program designed to improve the emotional wellbeing of young children and empower parents to feel better equipped to support emotional development.

Mee Too Education Ltd

MeeToo, is a multi-award winning mental help app which provides pre-moderated, anonymous peer support, psychosocial education and crisis care to CYP and teachers.


Previous winners​


Find out more

For more information about the Health & Wellbeing Awards and the entry process, please see our Frequently asked questions. Alternatively, please email us.