Celebrating stories that break down
stereotypes, engage audiences and
enhance the public’s understanding of
mental health issues.
Established over a decade ago and relaunching in 2019, Headline’s Mental Health Media Awards recognise excellence in media coverage of mental health issues. They reflect the challenges, lived experience and realities of people living with mental ill health.
- Submissions open: 9 September 2019
- Submissions close: 7 October 2019
- Shortlist announced: 4 November 2019
- Awards ceremony: 4 December 2019
Headline is Ireland’s national programme for responsible reporting, and representation of mental illness and suicide. Our objective is to work as collaboratively as possible with Irish media professionals across print, broadcast, and online platforms to reduce the effects of suicide contagion, and the stigma attached to mental ill health.