Celebrating True Courage

Coast Mental Health Foundation’s Courage To Come Back Awards

Nominations Open! Deadline January 20, 2023

Every year, Coast Mental Health Foundation celebrates the stories of five British Columbians who have overcome extraordinary adversity to come back and give back to their communities. The Awards also raise critical funds to support people living with mental illness in BC.

Thanks to you, our community of generous supporters, the Courage To Come Back Awards, presented by Wheaton Precious Metals, have so far raised an incredible $1.2 million… and the donations continue to come in!

And a huge thank you to Lorne Segal and The Joseph Segal Family Foundation, Terry Hui and Concord Pacific for offering to match donations up to $200,000!

Each and every single dollar counts, and will make a difference to the lives of people living with mental illness. You provide critical programs and services to your neighbours in need. Thank you.⁠

22 million
Raised to date
Past Recipients

We are incredibly grateful to the outstanding leadership of Lorne Segal O.B.C., D.Litt.(Hon.), LLD. (Hon.) and the overwhelming support of donors, partners and sponsors. We look forward to celebrating Coast Mental Health's 25th Courage To Come Back Awards presented by Wheaton Precious Metals in 2023.

Lorne Segal, O.B.C., D.Litt.(Hon.), LLD. (Hon.), Chair – The Courage To Come Back Awards, President – Kingswood Properties

“As chair of the Courage To Come Back Awards, reading through the hundreds of nominations we receive every year is a moment I look forward to with great anticipation. All of them are true journeys of bravery, resilience and strength in the face of adversity. I am grateful to those that have the courage to share their stories with us.

Choosing the final Recipients is always a difficult task, but I know that their stories will leave us all inspired and optimistic, in a time where we all need a dose of courage”.







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