Mental Health Matters

Windsor Women Working with Immigrant Women, 2016

Through the neighborhood of care, including Windsor Women Working with Immigrant Women, the Leamington District Memorial Hospital has shown its commitment to meeting the needs of residents of Essex County through thoughtful, streamlined approaches to care. This streamlining includes a system which allows direct connections to community agencies from within the hospital, facilitating discharge and allowing access to a wide variety of services. These services include addiction and mental health care, chronic pain management, youth and geriatric mental health specialists, and others. In welcoming conversations about the mental health needs across citizenship status, LDMH is a leader in the region. As a member of this neighborhood, we are proud to recognize the dedication of LDMH to the complex diversities of the needs of residents across Windsor-Essex

40 Community Leaders Under 40

United Way / Leadership Windsor Essex, 2018

The Leadership Windsor/Essex 40 Leaders Under 40 Awards are new to Windsor-Essex, and recognize 40 civic-minded community leaders who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to Windsor-Essex County by selflessly undertaking goodwill activities and/or providing community service for the betterment of the region. From amongst this list of outstanding individuals, the top 40 award recipients were selected by an advisory panel representative of the public, private, and non-profit sectors in Windsor and Essex County. Recipients were selected based on three main criteria – active community involvement, meaningful impact on the community as a result of their leadership and/or personal actions, and has inspired others with their leadership and advocacy on key issues facing our community.

Positive Professional Of The Year

Business Excellence Awards, Leamington Chamber of Commerce, 2015

Candidates for this category include lawyers, doctors, accountants, etc. that operate their business by promoting their business with a passion and positive community mindset. Criteria in this award category show exceptional professional and ethical qualities, demonstrates initiative and enthusiasm for the business, consistently demonstrates congeniality and helpfulness to customers, has an excellent reputation with customers and the business community and is actively involved in the community.

Best Student Team from Canada

Hacking Health Windsor + Detroit, 2015

This prize was awarded to Zain and his team of high school students, and teachers who developed a health mobile application that allows students with mental health challenges to communicate their mental health history at the point of care. The team won “Best Student Team from Canada” at Hacking Health Windsor + Detroit 2015, along with a $10,000 prize from the University of Windsor’s EPIcenter.

Honourable Mention- Michael H. Wilson RISE Volunteer Award

Dr. Paul E. Garfinkel Awards, Rise Asset Development, 2017

The Honourable Michael Wilson 2017 Volunteer Award recognizes outstanding voluntarism at RISE Asset Development

20 in their 20s – Class of 2018

Crain’s Detroit Business, 2018

This awards program recognizes the hard work of local rising stars and further propels their careers, up-and-comers who are making waves as young professionals within companies, have shown success as entrepreneurs, or have made a local impact in some other demonstrable way. Candidates are not limited to any particular field or activity – besides the corporate world, we consider applicants from creative industries, nonprofits, government and social entrepreneurship.