What a Difference a Friend Makes: Contest Winners
Thanks to everyone who entered their videos and essays to SAMHSA’s “What a Difference a Friend Makes” contest. Your entries demonstrated the importance of peer support and acceptance in a friend’s recovery from a mental health problem or through a tough time.
Francesca Pileggi of Glen Mills, PA, is the grand prize winner for her video, “Always Be There.” She received a trip for two to attend the recent Voice Awards celebration in Los Angeles, CA. Her video was showcased at the event.
The runners-up—Jonathan Ehinger for “Supreme Teens” and Diane McDaniel for “Friendship: Hope for Mental Illness”—and essay contest winners Susan Putnins for “A Promise” and John Rundle for “Norma” each received a Flip MinoHD™ video camera.
Check out the winning submissions.