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Award 2015

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 $50,000.

For further information, please go to or follow the Dr. Guislain Award on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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