Acenda’s Mental Health Resource Center Wins Gold Aster Awards


Hannah Kohl
Communications Strategist
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Acenda's Mental Health Resource Center Wins Gold Aster Awards

National Recognition for Acenda's Community Resources & Mental Health Support

GLASSBORO, NJ (June 3, 2021)-- Acenda has struck gold at this year's 2021 Aster Awards! The Mental Health Resource Center received a score that places Acenda in the top 5% of the nation.

The Aster Awards is one of the largest and most respected national/international competitions of its kind. This elite program has recognized outstanding healthcare professionals for excellence in their advertising and marketing efforts for over 20 years.

"It's an honor to be recognized by such an esteemed organization for our efforts to share mental health and wellness resources. I'm incredibly proud of my team as well as the staff members who have collaborated with us to expand our resource center over the course of the pandemic and create new, helpful content for the community at large," says Mari Considine, Chief Development & Marketing Officer at Acenda.

The 2021 Aster Awards received entries from across the entire United States as well as abroad. All entries are reviewed by a panel of industry experts and are scored on multiple criteria with a possibility of 100 percent. Participant’s entries compete against similar-sized organizations in their specific groups and categories.

All awards were issued for entries that received top marks from judges placing them in the top 16% of the nation for advertising excellence. Judging criteria included creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal and execution.

“During these unprecedented times of Covid, this year’s competition was one of the most creative to date. With our new Covid category, there were many agencies and organizations that stepped up and offered incredible communications that were both informative and creative. We’ve all had Covid touch our lives and are looking forward to a much brighter future together. Our hats off to everyone for amazing entries,” said Melinda Lucas, Aster Awards Program Coordinator.

All winners are currently posted on the Aster Awards website: (www.asterawards.com/winners).

About Acenda Integrated Health

Acenda Integrated Health is a nonprofit organization dedicated to industry-leading prevention, treatment and wellness services compassionately delivered to ensure that every individual, family and community achieves their greatest potential. Acenda is at the forefront of community-based services, providing over 100 health and social service programs across 60+ locations throughout a 13-county region in New Jersey. For more information visit acendahealth.org.