Janos Marton, director of The Living Museum in New York, has
been named the 2015 winner of the Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains
of Stigma" Award. Over the last 30 years, Dr. Marton has fostered
an environment of artistic expression at The Living Museum located
within the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center.
This international initiative rewards organizations, individuals
or projects that have made an exceptional contribution in the
social or cultural field, in breaking the chains of stigma with
regard to mental illness. The date of the call for nominations of
the Dr. Guislain Award 2016 will be announced soon.
The award ceremony took place on October 8th, 2015,
on the occasion of World Mental Health Day, in Ghent.
The award is a collaboration between Janssen Research &
Development and Museum Dr. Guislain, two institutes with a
longstanding involvement and heritage in the field of mental health
care and research. The winner of the Dr. Guislain Award receives
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