Annual Award Nomination
We proudly recognize outstanding members of the recovery community each year. Prior to our National Recovery Month Event we like to solicit nominations on the five categories below. We encourage you to nominate members of the recovery community who you feel represent those titles.
Submissions should be no less than 2 paragraphs and should include a brief bio and at least 1 paragraph explaining why you feel this individual is deserving of the award in the particular category. Please be specific as to why you chose that category and why this person exemplifies these qualities. Submissions are due by Saturday, August 31th, 2019.
Robert Koch and Marsha Beach Lifetime Achievement Award
An individual who has had outstanding vision, dedication, and commitment to the recovery community and treatment industry, for a period longer than 5 years.
Professional of the Year Award
An individual who has made significant impact and contribution for the past year in their position as counselor/therapist in the recovery field.
Paraprofessional of the Year Award
An individual who has made significant impact and contribution for the past year in their position as tech, case manager, or other support position in the recovery field.
Recovery Advocate of the Year
An individual who has 1) strived for increased awareness that alcohol and drug use disorders are treatable diseases, and/or 2) led efforts to increase funding or treatment services in Broward County.
Recovery Person of the Year
An individual who has 1) demonstrated significant progress in their recovery and 2) made significant efforts to “give back” to their recovery community and 3) has been abstinent from mood and mind altering drugs (and alcohol) for a minimum of 2 years.