Voice Awards honor documentary on alcohol addiction

The APA-sponsored award ceremony honored 'Bill W.,' a documentary addressing substance use disorders, peer support and recovery.

The 2013 Voice Awards brought together the behavioral health community and the entertainment industry on Sept. 25 to improve public awareness about mental and substance use disorders. 

Robert deMayo, PhD, ABPP, president-elect of the California Psychological Association and associate dean and professor of psychology at Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education, presented a Voice Award to the writers and producers of “Bill W.,” a documentary on the life of Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. The film also addresses substance use disorders, peer support and recovery.

Robert deMayo, PhD, ABPP, (left) presents a Voice Award to Kevin Hanlon, "Bill W." co-director and co-producer.

Robert deMayo, PhD, ABPP, (left) presents a Voice Award to Kevin Hanlon, "Bill W." co-director and co-producer.


See also: