Pittsburgh Recovery Awards

Thank you for helping us shine a light on amazing recovery supporters in our region and for making the inaugural Pittsburgh Recovery Awards a success. Meet the 2019 Pittsburgh Recovery Award Winners

Three Award Categories

Recovery Advocate: An individual who has worked to change policy or public opinion about addiction and recovery

Recovery Caregiver: An individual who provides outstanding direct care to people with addiction/people seeking recovery (e.g., recovery supports, counselors, case managers, medical professionals, first responders, and more)

Recovery Pathway Supporter: An individual who has worked to broaden the range of recovery pathways available in the greater Pittsburgh area (e.g., someone who has worked to promote MAT, harm reduction, alternative peer support groups, etc.)


Call for Nominations

Use the form below to nominate a 2020 Pittsburgh Recovery Award winner. Winners will be announced in September.

Extended deadline: The deadline for all nominations is now August 21 at midnight!


Key Information About Nominations

  1. To be eligible, the nominee must live or work in one of the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, or Westmoreland.
  2. You may nominate the same individual for up to two awards (but not all three). 
  3. You may nominate yourself.
  4. Each essay has a maximum word count, either 700 or 350 words.


Please prepare your essay questions in advance, so that you can enter them in one sitting.