Hywel Davies Awards

The “Hywel Davies Hearing Voices” Awards

Recognising outstanding contributions that benefit voice hearers.

The Hywel Davies Voices Awards recognise outstanding contributions that benefit voice hearers.

Awards are made to organisations or individuals that have made a significant contribution to the wellbeing of voice hearers.

The purpose of the Hywel Davies Annual Awards is to award excellence and initiative in  the hearing voices movement globally and to celebrate survival and recovery within a  context of communitarian hope.

The theme of the Hywel Davies Annual Awards 2012 is courage and vision.  We welcome nominations for awards for individuals and organisations  who have displayed courage and vision in 2012 as  exemplary leaders in a  humanitarian movement that is both emancipatory and visionary.

Award-winning individuals will receive £100.
Award-winning organisations will win £500.

If you would like to make a nomination for an award please contact Hearing Voices Cymru at info@hearingvoicescymru.org

Closing date for nominations will be on the 1oth September 2012, the Award winners will be announced on the 14th September 2012, to mark World Hearing Voices Day.

 


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The “Hywel Davies Hearing Voices” Awards 2012

The theme of the Hywel Davies Annual Awards 2012 is courage and vision.  We welcome nominations for awards for individuals and organisations who have displayed courage and vision in 2012 as  exemplary leaders in a  humanitarian movement that is both emancipatory and visionary.

For more information on how to make a nomination go here

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The Hywel Davies Awards for 2010 were presented at the Second World Hearing Voices Congress 2010 and made to:

  • Caroline Von Taysen and the Normal Difference Group, Niarobi, Kenya, for their courage and inspiration in making a real difference to people lives in difficult and challenging circumstances . The project was initiated in February 2009 when a group of 12 people in Kariobangi, one of the many ghettos in Nairobi, founded the community based organization “Normal Difference Mental Health Kariobangi”.  Providing respectful and empowering support for people suffering from conditions like depression, anxieties, delusions or unusual experiences.
  • Rachel Waddingham and the Voice Collective, A project for young people in Camden, London, UK for their innovative and envaluable work with young people and carers. Voice Collective is a London-wide project to develop peer support groups for young people (aged 12-18) who hear, see or sense things other people don’t.
  • Hearing Voices Network Australia in recognition of their work in successfully communicating the message of hope and positive action through their website and written materials to Australian voice hearers and many others throughout the world.

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