Honoring those fighting on the front lines against the heroin epidemic
Transitions, Inc. will honor members of the Greater Cincinnati Community who have been nominated by the community to receive special recognition for their work in providing hope to those individuals, families and the community affected by heroin use. Award Winners will be honored at a Gala Dinner on October 9th held at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse.
Nominations may be submitted beginning on August 17, 2015 through September 4, 2015 and must be received by Transitions no later than 5 PM. Nominations must be submitted on the Nomination Form provided. Completed nominations may be submitted in person, via email, fax or regular mail according to contact information at the bottom of the Nomination Form.
Nominations can be submitted for the following categories:
- Elected Official – An individual working to solve issues related to the heroin epidemic such as: a Legislator who drafted or worked hard to pass and enact the new heroin bill; Judge, Jailer, Sheriff, or any other elected official who is looking for creative ways to help people who use/used heroin and/or their families who are searching for resources.
- Professional – Doctor, Nurse, Pharmacist, Health Department Official, Social Worker, Chemical Dependency Counselor, Police Officer, Attorney, Educator, Journalist or any other professional who is working on the front lines with people who use/used heroin and/or their families who are searching for resources.
- Volunteer – An individual who acts without being paid and is providing education, access to treatment, acting as advocates, volunteers, service providers and those who are in recovery creating help & hope for people who use/used heroin and/or their families searching for resources.
- Nonprofit – An organization (including a church) that provides funding, education, awareness, harm reduction, advocacy services and support in relation to providing solutions for the heroin epidemic.
- Corporate / Business – An entity that: supports individuals in recovery by providing internships, apprenticeships, and jobs – especially to those with felonies who find it extremely difficult to find a job; helps to raise awareness about the heroin epidemic and community resources, including harm reduction; shines a light on projects that provide help & hope to people who use/used heroin and their families searching for resources.