APA members are asked to submit nominations for APA's 2005 Human Rights
Award. The award, conferred yearly on an individual and/or an organization,
recognizes efforts that exemplify the capacity of human beings to act
courageously and effectively to prevent human rights violations, to protect
others from human rights violations and their psychiatric consequences, and to
help victims recover from human rights abuses.
Nomination letters should succinctly describe the contributions that are
the basis for the nomination and be accompanied by the individual's curriculum
vitae or the organization's mission statement.
The deadline for receipt of nominations is August 28. Materials
should be mailed to Council on Global Psychiatry, APA, Division of Research,
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825, Arlington, Va. 22209, or faxed to (703)