Jack C. Massey Leadership Award
Honoring Mr. Marty Dickens
Jack C. Massey Leadership Award 2023
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November 8, 2023
This Award is designated for individuals who lift themselves above the accepted level of human achievement to discover and implement new ideas. As leaders, they guide the way as role models leading by example to serve their community. Recipients of the award should reflect a quality of informed leadership that is guided by inspiration and integrity. Their endeavors are not limited to one sphere of influence, but encompass a broad spectrum of community activities and concerns. Their actions have earned for them the respect and admiration of citizens in all walks of life.
Founded in 1946, Mental Health America of the MidSouth continues to positively impact the community and break down stigma surrounding mental health that builds a barrier to seeking care. Our mission is to improve the lives of persons living with mental health challenges by advocating for improved public policy, educating health service providers, and connecting individuals to the right help at the right time. We believe that mental illness is real and treatable, that every life is worth saving, and that there is no health without mental health. MHA advocates for the rights and needs of persons with mental illness, their families, and promotes mental health through service and education. The agency’s unique, community-focused services include: Suicide Prevention, Caregiver Support, Youth Mental Health Education, Multicultural Outreach, Continuing Education, and more.