Able Channel Receives Prestigious Anthem Awards for “Surviving Suicide – Stories of Help & Hope”

January 30, 2024

New York, NY January 30, 2024 — Able Channel, the leading healthcare streaming service committed to health literacy & promoting mental health awareness, is thrilled to announce its outstanding achievement at the 2024 Anthem Awards. Able has been honored with two prestigious awards for its impactful Series, “Surviving Suicide – Stories of Help & Hope.”

The Anthem Awards honors the purpose & mission-driven work of people, companies, and organizations worldwide. “By amplifying the voices that spark global change, we’re defining a new benchmark for impactful work that inspires others to take action in their own communities”.

The Anthem Awards, renowned for recognizing excellence bestowed Able Channel with the following accolades:

Silver Award: Category: Health / Awareness & Media Categories / National Awareness Campaign (Official Listing)

Bronze Award: Category: Health / Product, Innovation, or Service Categories / Special Projects (Official Listing)

The Silver Award in the “Health / Awareness & Media Categories / National Awareness Campaign” acknowledges Able Channel’s commitment to fostering awareness on mental health issues at a national level. The channel’s initiative has not only raised awareness but has also contributed significantly to breaking the stigma surrounding suicide.

The Bronze Award in the “Health / Product, Innovation, or Service Categories / Special Projects” recognizes Able Channel’s innovation in creating and executing the “Surviving Suicide” campaign. The special project showcases the channel’s dedication to developing initiatives that make a lasting impact on mental health advocacy.

Able Original Series, “Surviving Suicide – Stories of Help & Hope” has been a groundbreaking effort to share real-life stories of individuals who have personally faced mental health challenges and are now providing hope and resources for others in need. There were nearly 50,000 suicides in the US last year and over 1.3 million suicide attempts.

“We are deeply honored to receive this prestigious honor from the Anthem Awards. These awards belong to the 6 people who shared their very personal stories with us, so that their experiences might reach others who are at risk and offer them the alternatives of hope and help. It is a testament to their courage as well as the dedication of our team in creating such important content. Our hope is that the series also brings about positive change in our society by destigmatizing mental health and the topic of suicide,” said Brian McCourt, CEO at Able Channel. “We would also like to thank the behavioral health team at Cleveland Clinic for also being featured in the program. It was very important that we showed a clinical point of view in response to the stories that were being shared.”

The Anthem Awards are highly competitive, with entries from top media organizations across the nation. Able Channel’s success underscores its leadership in using media as a powerful tool for mental health advocacy. Able Channel expresses gratitude to the Anthem Awards for recognizing the significance of mental health awareness and the impact media can have on fostering a more informed and compassionate society. Other winners this year include Taylor Swift, Matt Damon, Kevin Bacon and Selma Blair among a host of others.

About The Able Channel:
Health literacy is critical to the strength and wellness of society. The Able Channel is a leading provider of credible and informative healthcare content, dedicated to empowering individuals with knowledge to make informed health decisions. With a commitment to accessibility, The Able Channel is available on popular streaming platforms, including ROKU, AppleTV, and Amazon Fire, as well as select hospital systems. Through strategic partnerships with esteemed healthcare institutions, The Able Channel delivers expert insights and compelling story-based content to patients, consumers, and caregivers.

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For media inquiries, contact:
Paul Goggin
The Able Channel
347-354-2359 ext. 0001

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About The Anthem Awards:
Launched in 2021 by The Webby Awards, The Anthem Awards honors the purpose & mission-driven work of people, companies and organizations worldwide. By amplifying the voices that spark global change, we’re defining a new benchmark for impactful work that inspires others to take action in their own communities. The Anthem Awards honors work across seven core causes: Diversity; Equity & Inclusion; Education; Art & Culture; Health; Human & Civil Rights; Humanitarian Action & Services; Responsible Technology; and Sustainability, Environment & Climate.

About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites; Video; Advertising, Media & PR; Apps, Mobile, and Voice; Social; Podcasts; and Games. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received more than 13,500 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include Verizon, WP Engine, YouGov, Brandlive, Canva, NAACP, KPMG, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, MediaPost, Podcast Movement, and AIGA.

About Cleveland Clinic:
We are a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Cleveland Clinic was at the forefront of modern medicine when its founders opened it as a multi-specialty group practice in 1921. In its first century, Cleveland Clinic has introduced many medical firsts, opened facilities around the world and is proud to be ranked among the top hospitals in the country. Now, 100 years later, the vision of the founders remains Cleveland Clinic’s mission: caring for life, researching for health, and educating those who serve.

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