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MAMH's Annual Friend & Leader Awards Dinner salutes individuals whose work contributes to progress in awareness, health promotion, prevention and effective treatment for children and adults affected by mental health challenges throughout Massachusetts.

2020 Friend & Leader Awards Dinner

Special Guests: Governor Charlie Baker & First Lady Lauren Baker

Honorees

  • Bob Rivers, Chair and CEO, Eastern Bank (Friend & Leader Award)
  • Cindy Friedman, State Senator, 4th Middlesex District (Spirit of Compassion Award)
  • Seth Moulton, Congressman, 6th Congressional District (Special Recognition Award)
  • Brigadier General (ret.) Jack Hammond, Executive Director, Home Base (Special Guest Speaker)

2019 Friend & Leader Awards Dinner

Honorees

  • The Honorable Karen Spilka, JD, MA Senate President
  • Vic DiGravio, MPA, former CEO, Association for Behavioral Healthcare
  • Matt Fishman, VP for Community Health, Partners HealthCare
  • Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, Medical Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Boston Medical Center

Thanks to all who joined us to honor them and celebrate their work!

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2018 Friend & Leader Awards Dinner

Honorees

  • The Honorable Robert A. DeLeo, Speaker of the MA House of Representatives
  • Audrey Shelto, President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA Foundation
  • Mathieu Bermingham, MD, Assistant Professor, UMASS Medical School
  • James T. Brett, President and CEO, The New England Council

Thanks to all who joined us to honor them and celebrate their work!

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