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Annual Awards

Each spring, in conjunction with the Butler County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery Services Board, we recognize providers, first responders, leaders and innovators that are involved in the fields of mental health & addiction recovery services in Butler County.

The 2023 Annual Awards dinner will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2023 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Hamilton, OH, in conjunction with the Butler County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery Services Board. Tickets will go on sale in February.

The following awards will be presented. Nominations for these awards are open through Monday, February 23rd. The nomination form, as well as a list of previous recipients, can be found at the bottom of this page.

NAMI Volunteer of the Year

all NAMI volunteers are eligible

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Lifetime Service Award

awarded to an individual who has provided distinguished service for 20+ years in the area of mental health and/or addiction services.

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Excellence in CIT Leadership

awarded to a person in a law enforcement leadership position who promotes CIT and ensures support for the CIT teams, core elements, practices and partnerships.

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Excellence in Crisis (First) Response

awarded for distinguished performance in first response situations in the field of mental health and/or addiction. (e.g. police, fire, EMTs, crisis/outreach workers, etc)

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Excellence in Clinical Service

awarded for distinguished clinical work in psychiatry, therapy or case management

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Program of the Year (formerly Trailblazer Award)

awarded for an outstanding or innovative program in the field of mental health and/or addiction recovery services.

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CIT Officer of the Year

awarded to a CIT trained officer who has consistently demonstrated compassion, persistence and collaboration with outside resources related to mental health crisis calls for service.

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Excellence in Criminal Justice

awarded to an individual in the field of criminal justice for exemplary service to, or interaction with, the mental health or addiction population. (e.g. jail personnel, probation officers, court personnel)

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Excellence in Support Service

awarded for distinguished performance in support services. (e.g. receptionists, office managers, executive assistants, billing personnel, custodial staff)

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Excellence in Leadership

awarded for outstanding performance in a supervisory position

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Download the Award Nomination form by clicking the PDF graphic to the left

Download the list of previous award recipients by clicking the PDF graphicto the left

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