Celebrating True Courage

Coast Mental Health’s Courage To Come Back Awards, presented by wheaton precious metals

The Courage To Come Back Awards will celebrate Five British Columbians who have overcome illness or adversity and have 'come back to give back' to their communities, and to inspire others to do the same.

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June 9th, 2023 - Vancouver Convention Centre West
Cocktail Reception - 5:15PM
Event Start - 6:00PM
Dress Code - Business/Cocktail

Celebrate Extraordinary Achievement!

In our 25th Anniversary year, Coast Mental Health's Courage To Come Back Awards is one of the largest award gala's of its kind in Western Canada and a great opportunity to celebrate extraordinary stories of triumph against adversity.

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, is celebrating it’s 25th Anniversary at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. 

Each and every single dollar raised at this event will make a difference to the lives of people living with mental illness. You provide critical programs and services to your neighbours in need. Join us in celebrating 5 more courageous Recipients who have come back, to give back!⁠

Raised to date
22 million
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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Celebrating True Courage