PRISM Awards

Aired Annually on FX Networks

The EIC will be announcing the nominations for the 20th Annual PRISM Awards the 2nd week of May 2016. The PRISM Awards honor TV, movie, music, online, and comic book entertainment that accurately depicts substance use disorders, treatment and recovery, as well as mental health issues. The 20th Anniversary will also include the NEW Journalism category. The awards are presented in partnership with FX Network.

See the complete list of  the 19th Annual PRISM winners here!

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Find exclusive celebrity interviews at EICnetwork.tv

Want to see more from the 19th Annual PRISM Awards ceremony? You can find the Program Journal here and images from the red carpet and winner’s gallery at www.prismawards.com

First Responders & Crisis Intervention Webcast May 11th

Our esteemed panelists will discuss the procedures and measures that have to be taken at first response to a crisis situation in relation to overdosing on opiates.  Click HERE at 2pm ET May 11, and send in any questions to webcast@eiconline.org 

Patrick Krill, Director of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Legal Professionals Program

Moderator: Patrick Krill, Director of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Legal Professionals Program

Mark Parrino, President of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence and Ginny Atwood, Co-Founder, Executive Director, CAF

Panelists: Mark Parrino, President of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence and Ginny Atwood, Co-Founder, Executive Director, CAF

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TEAM Up Tools for Entertainment and Media

English and Spanish-language resources for entertainment creators and journalists announced at the White House National Mental Health Conference are provided through the TEAM Up Tools for Entertainment and Media initiative. The toolkit and additional resources including tips on interviewing people living with mental illness, story ideas and entertainment depiction suggestions are available at eiconline.org/teamup. The National Association of Broadcasters is working with member television and radio stations to amplify the TEAM Up message through nationally distributed public service announcements addressing mental health in America.

 

A Catalog Resource Guide of Toolkits
Faith Tool Kit
Social Media Guideline
Style Guide
 

4th Annual SWPA Media & Mental Health Awards

Our work in SWPA to elevate media awareness about behavioral health in storytelling is serving as a national model that demonstrates the value in accuracy and reporting on health concerns. The 4th Annual SWPA Media & Mental Health Awards honor accurate media coverage of mental health issues within television, radio, print and online media in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Produced by the EIC in collaboration with the Staunton Farm Foundation, awards are presented to submissions in nine categories that score the highest based on accuracy in the coverage of mental health issues.

Winner Press Release Here! For more information on the project, click here.

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EIC Sponsored the NAB Show Master Session, A Conversation with Actor Michael Cudlitz  

TV personality Jason Wahler goes one-on-one with PRISM Award winning actor and “Walking Dead” and “Southland” star Michael Cudlitz to discuss the impact of authentic storytelling. Michael earned his PRISM Awardfor his portrayal of John Cooper, a police officer who struggled with an addiction to pain killers after an injury.
WATCH IT HERE!
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Press Releases

10.15.2015 EIC ANNOUNCES MARIE GALLO DYAK AS PRESIDENT & CEO

7.20.2015 PRISM Winners Release 

6.2.2015 Ramstad-Kennedy Award 2015 Press Release

5.21.2015 “NCIS: LOS ANGELES” CHARACTER NELL JONES AND THE STAR WHO PLAYS HER, RENÉE FELICE SMITH, PRESENTED WITH SET AWARD FOR PORTRAYAL OF A FEMALE IN TECHNOLOGY

3.25.2015 The Clock is Ticking! Vote Today for Your Favorite TV or Film Leading Lady in Technology

3.18.2015 ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES COUNCIL ANNOUNCES 2015 PRISM AWARD NOMINEES

3.10.2015 Depiction Book Release

3.9.2015 Nominees are Announced for First-Ever SET Award for Portrayal of a Female in Technology! Vote Today through April 6th on YouTube

Click Here For More Press Releases

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Industry Partners

We would like to thank the following organizations for being Entertainment Industry Partners in our annual PRISM Awards and our First Draft program to provide technical assistance on health and social issues to the creative community.