The Health Consumers Alliance of South Australia would like to congratulate the winners and finalists nominated for the annual Dr. Margaret Tobin Awards.
The awards were established in memory of the late Dr. Margaret Tobin and her inspirational contribution to South Australia’s continuing mental health reforms.
The winners were announced on Monday 10th October 2011, at a ceremony that officially marks the start of Mental Health Week in South Australia.
EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP & COMMITMENT TO MENTAL HEALTH REFORM
Winner: Dr. Elaine Skinner
EXCELLENCE IN THE PROVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Joint Winners: Carers SA and The Hall (Terry and Ros Udy)
ABORIGINAL AWARD – EXCELLENCE IN THE PROVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR THOSE MOST IN NEED OR MOST AT RISK
Winner: Statewide Gambling Therapy Service – Sue Bertossa
MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMER AWARD – FOR THE PERSON WHO HAS MADE AN OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO IMPROVEMENTS FOR PEOPLE WITH, OR AT RISK OF DEVELOPING, A MENTAL ILLNESS
Winner: Heather Nowak
MENTAL HEALTH CARER AWARD – FOR THE PERSON WHO HAS MADE AN OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION IN IMPROVEMENTS FOR PEOPLE WHO CARE FOR THOSE WITH, OR AT RISK OF DEVELOPING, A MENTAL ILLNESS
Winner: Marcia Johnson Timm
EXCELLENCE IN PROMOTING POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH BY REPORTING MENTAL ILLNESS AND MENTAL HEALTH IN A BALANCED, RESPECTFUL WAY.
Winner: Jason Om