PRISM Awards Honor Best Depictions in Film, TV
Winners were announced last night for the 19th Annual PRISM Awards at a star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles. The Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) PRISM Awards honor TV, movie, music, online and comic book entertainment that accurately depicts mental health issues and substance use disorders, treatment and recovery. The awards are presented in partnership with FX Network and will be part of a special program on the network televised on Saturday, Sept. 12.
Taking top honors in the feature film mental health category was Still Alice, which stars Julianne Moore as a woman diagnosed with Alzheimer ’s disease, a role that also earned her an Academy Award earlier this year. For television, NBC drama Chicago Fire and CBS’ Blue Bloods received awards for mental health storylines.
Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, the documentary on the country music legend’s battle with Alzheimer’s, was honored both in the mental health documentary category and in the music category for Campbell’s song from the film titled “I’m Not Gonna Miss You.”
A complete list of winners is available here.